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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates Today, 12:58 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By water-kitties
I bought UP shrimp sand before, it came in a very...

I bought UP shrimp sand before, it came in a very small amount and does not contain as much nutrients as some other buffering substrates. I also feel it had a shorter buffering lifetime. Personally,...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates Today, 12:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By water-kitties
I keep my nerites in my planted high tech 40B....

I keep my nerites in my planted high tech 40B. They laid many eggs at first but now I hardly ever see any after 4 months. I also keep an open tank and they have not crawled out at all yet. My other...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-26-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 653
Posted By water-kitties
I think if your tank is totally cycled and...

I think if your tank is totally cycled and contains nothing to frighten the shrimp you should not have jumpers. I have never had a jumper in a year and a half of my open top 5.5g. Unless we are...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-26-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By water-kitties
Those rocks are totally sick. I actually really...

Those rocks are totally sick. I actually really like the first lay out you posted but I am personally a bit iwagami'd out so take it with a grain of salt.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-26-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 1,193
Views: 105,529
Posted By water-kitties
Cutest little shrimp in the thread! :thumbsup:

Cutest little shrimp in the thread! :thumbsup:
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-15-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By water-kitties
The only thing I can think of with your params is...

The only thing I can think of with your params is maybe just the stress and slightly different parameters did them in. I keep me golden bees and BB together at almost identical (GH was 6) to your...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-08-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 542
Posted By water-kitties
I'm sooooo envious if it is, I love blue jelly...

I'm sooooo envious if it is, I love blue jelly TB! Pretty!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-07-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By water-kitties
I know it's not as easy as a pellet but adding in...

I know it's not as easy as a pellet but adding in some blanched vegetables might work if you are worried about the shrimp getting food.
Forum: Tank Journals 06-28-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,192
Posted By water-kitties
Looking fantastic Pat! I'm thinking of adding...

Looking fantastic Pat! I'm thinking of adding 2217 too, my 2213 is just far to weak to make it across the 40b in my opinion. Also pygmy cories are such great little fish. Mine perch on top of my...
Forum: Fish 06-24-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 657
Posted By water-kitties
Careful at your Petsmart unless you are quite...

Careful at your Petsmart unless you are quite confident at sexing, I was quite frustrated to find mine only orders male threadfins, male gourami, male endlers. Very frustrating!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-22-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By water-kitties
I got my small red ones from home depot for like...

I got my small red ones from home depot for like 5$ a huuuuuge bag. As long as you rise them really well and maybe pour some boiling water to disinfect rock yard rocks probably the same. I got some...
Forum: Fish 06-22-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 233
Posted By water-kitties
Mine have figured out to eat off the bottom but...

Mine have figured out to eat off the bottom but it took some tetras doing it for them to pick up on it. Before it was like you, only middle to top floating foods. I also use smaller bloodworms with...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-21-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By water-kitties
I like just sand for cherries. Mine has some nice...

I like just sand for cherries. Mine has some nice lava rock hardscape in it and they love it. Bonus is that it's cheap.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-19-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 574
Posted By water-kitties
Not Floramax but Ecocomplete by the same company...

Not Floramax but Ecocomplete by the same company was an endless nightmare for me too. Many people use it still with no problem but there must be variations in the batches or bad ones because you will...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-05-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,293
Posted By water-kitties
Box you are so lucky on the plants score. Can't...

Box you are so lucky on the plants score. Can't wait to see what you'll do. Any thoughts to stock yet?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-04-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,670
Posted By water-kitties
If that white on it's head is a fungus or...

If that white on it's head is a fungus or something as well, I cured mine with a strong aquarium salt dip. As for the fungus under the belly, I think there are some threads you can search to see what...
Forum: Fish 06-04-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 261
Posted By water-kitties
I have two male powder blue gourami in my 40B....

I have two male powder blue gourami in my 40B. They are very beautiful fish and they don't bully each other in my tank size. They both have a side of the tank as their turf so they're named Lefty and...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-02-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By water-kitties
All I know is I had three shrimp tanks. My whole...

All I know is I had three shrimp tanks. My whole colony of blue rilli started dying out fast and hard. It was the only tank with some planaria which became a LOT of planria even though there was no...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-30-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By water-kitties
Thats pretty cool, makes me want some tiger...

Thats pretty cool, makes me want some tiger jellies.
Forum: Fish 05-22-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 860
Posted By water-kitties
My pygmy's are so cute. I too was never impressed...

My pygmy's are so cute. I too was never impressed until I owned them. I love the way they perch on things and kind of cuddle up to each other. I also have a patch of some dying fluffy algae they like...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-09-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,102
Posted By water-kitties
I know this is a bit old, but I really cannot...

I know this is a bit old, but I really cannot recommend the fenbend enough. I have a bit of an on going experiment right now having to do with planaria and left over food. It has been two months...
Forum: Plants 05-08-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By water-kitties
I planted mine recently by cutting my stems into...

I planted mine recently by cutting my stems into little upside down "T" shapes where the top of the T is the main root and the bottom point is a leaf. I also planted a few single leaves and they...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-03-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By water-kitties
I would, especially if you did not use the old...

I would, especially if you did not use the old filter/media. That's me though, I wouldn't want to find out the hard way by losing inverts or and nano fish.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-01-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,104
Posted By water-kitties
Yes, please take my issue as a last resort. It's...

Yes, please take my issue as a last resort. It's more likely to be another issue than eco complete. It's something to keep in mind is all. I would 100% rule out your water conditions before hand...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-01-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,104
Posted By water-kitties
Do you use eco-complete? I know many use it with...

Do you use eco-complete? I know many use it with great results, but some have trouble with shrimp if you poke around the forum. Personally, I had a sand tank and everything was great and eco complete...
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