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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-02-2006, 06:53 PM
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Views: 1,510
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I usually get my hard-to-find Hikari stuff at...

I usually get my hard-to-find Hikari stuff at Doctors Foster and Smith, such as Crab Cuisine, something I haven't been able to find at local stores.

Here's a link to that site for anyone searching...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-06-2006, 10:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By Timeout
Also, dark substrate helps bring out what color...

Also, dark substrate helps bring out what color Cherries do have. What they do is try to blend in with their environment by becoming darker, which in their case is becoming more red. Ironically, it...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-24-2006, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 458
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D-Pufferfish, concerning your first and second...

D-Pufferfish, concerning your first and second pic, I don't think they are the same shrimp, you can see that the lines are not only different in shape, but the dark and light color bands are in...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-22-2006, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 509
Posted By Timeout
It probably won't be all that much different from...

It probably won't be all that much different from how long it took mine to hatch, maybe a little longer . Be on the lookout :).

Okay, finally got a chance to do a search; here's a post that was...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-22-2006, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 509
Posted By Timeout
Dave, you didn't state what temp you keep, but my...

Dave, you didn't state what temp you keep, but my experience is, on average about 17 - 18 days for Cherry shrimplets to hatch in 78F. Longer if your average temp is lower.

I've heard people...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-16-2006, 07:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 508
Posted By Timeout
Actually, in the first week that Ghost Shrimp are...

Actually, in the first week that Ghost Shrimp are born, they are "tail-hanging" floaters (larval stage), so your fish will make a quick and tasty meal out of them.

I would recommend first reading...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-13-2006, 11:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By Timeout
How about this: ...

How about this:

http://www.ernestjohn.com/images/fish/selltrade/100_0494_tnail.jpg

It only shows as a small pic ... was it meant to be larger?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-10-2006, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 575
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Congrats On Your Shrimplets!

Neonshrimp, glad to hear you found some Cherries! And it sounds like you're on your way to having a colony even while starting with only one pregnant female. As the shrimplets mature, you'll find...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-09-2006, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 863
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Hi - you can try Tong's in Fountain Valley: (714)...

Hi - you can try Tong's in Fountain Valley: (714) 842-2733
They get shrimp shipment in every couple of weeks, you need to call them to see what they have in stock. They tend to have Bamboo, Amano,...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-27-2006, 09:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 443
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This really depends on things like how old, how...

This really depends on things like how old, how large, how well nourished, how comfortable her environment is (good water parameters), etc. For example, concerning age and size, a very young (and...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-14-2006, 11:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 794
Posted By Timeout
As to the breeding of them, here you go, Roan: ...

As to the breeding of them, here you go, Roan: http://www.shrimpnow.com/modules.php?name=Content&file=viewarticle&id=42

Have fun and good luck with them. :)
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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-10-2006, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By Timeout
Dan, you can eliminate the possibility of a...

Dan, you can eliminate the possibility of a hybrid, since they don't hybridize. As far as I know there isn't a "red" variant of Amano. Sometimes a shrimp that's not normally red can turn red when...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-05-2006, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 648
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Hehe, very entertaining Ted, thanks for sharing! ...

Hehe, very entertaining Ted, thanks for sharing! I haven't had Amanos yet, and now here's video proof that they can get quite excited and proactive about eating :) .

I used to have some M....
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 02-01-2006, 04:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,922
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WHOA!!! Awesome Camaros, Toofazt and Irry93!...

WHOA!!! Awesome Camaros, Toofazt and Irry93! Especially love the '68 big block. :D



My everyday driver ...

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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 01-10-2006, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 817
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ROFL, the "M" word is not used in our house. My...

ROFL, the "M" word is not used in our house. My grandfather had a '57 Nomad station wagon way back before it was cool. So it's been bow tie through the generations, no blue ovals allowed. You...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-10-2006, 12:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,213
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DC, I know you spent a lot of time painstakingly...

DC, I know you spent a lot of time painstakingly researching your info and you're certainly one of the most intelligently helpful folks around here. However, I do wish the source of the info you...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-04-2006, 06:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By Timeout
DC, I personally find this to be comprehensive...

DC, I personally find this to be comprehensive and accurate info on the freshwater ghost shrimp (Palaemonetes paludosus): http://www.petshrimp.com/glassshrimp.html

As to differentiation of...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-04-2006, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 797
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Thanks for the update. Do you know if you had...

Thanks for the update. Do you know if you had both male and female ghosts in your tank? (Wondering if the eggs were fertilized) Chances are the female was dropping the eggs rather than laying them...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-04-2006, 07:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 797
Posted By Timeout
So what did happen next? :) It comes as a...

So what did happen next? :)

It comes as a surprise for me too. I didn't think ghost shrimp laid eggs. I thought they carried them on their swimmerettes until they hatched into larvae ...

Did...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-04-2006, 05:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By Timeout
The most likely way to successfully keep shrimp...

The most likely way to successfully keep shrimp alive is to have the simplest of shrimp only tanks with java moss, java fern and other simple plants that can grow without too much fuss. Learn what...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-01-2006, 12:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,537
Posted By Timeout
If those being sold are really Caridina sp....

If those being sold are really Caridina sp. "Bumblebee," as far as I know, the color most likely will not breed true (meaning the offspring). I've heard about people having temporarily blue shrimp...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 12-31-2005, 11:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,463
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Glad you two joined in, DC and Pedro! Dark...

Glad you two joined in, DC and Pedro!

Dark Cobra, if we were to look in the direction the cats are looking, would we see you poking around in one of your tanks? The kitty in the middle (I like...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-31-2005, 07:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
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Wooo ... you've got to be happy, way to go, Alex!...

Wooo ... you've got to be happy, way to go, Alex! :thumbsup:

We get kind of spoiled since the Cherries are so prolific, but Bumblebees are a lot pickier about their water parameters. Hope you'll...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 12-31-2005, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,263
Views: 254,144
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Pseud, how funny for you to notice! If you were...

Pseud, how funny for you to notice! If you were held under water by fish (after fighting them off for two hours) and they tried to take a picture of your bad side, you might feel a little grumpy too...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 12-30-2005, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1,263
Views: 254,144
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Giga-mike, your cats are beautiful ... and you...

Giga-mike, your cats are beautiful ... and you have WAY too many hobbies! I always wanted to do some snowboarding, especially halfpipe.

Continuing on with the board theme, my ride back in the day...
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