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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-23-2014, 06:21 PM
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Posted By ptijo
Still no shrimplets but they do well. ...

Still no shrimplets but they do well.

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5585/14065984617_7bb38ce201_z.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/21708387@N02/14065984617/)
Halocaridina rubra...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-04-2014, 05:32 PM
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Posted By ptijo
I was Googling for "aquatic moss wall" and ended...

I was Googling for "aquatic moss wall" and ended here. Your project is very interesting. Any updates?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-19-2014, 10:50 PM
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Posted By ptijo
No spare, sorry. I did a massive cleanup of the...

No spare, sorry. I did a massive cleanup of the tank and discover the "white" ones are not shrimplets. They must be the one I first got from some contact in France. The red one come from Italy. Send...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-15-2014, 10:40 PM
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Posted By ptijo
no no, I meant white opae shrimps :) there's...

no no, I meant white opae shrimps :)
there's not much, if any at all, cyclops, copepods and such things.

there're a few melanoids yet. I also recently added 3 clithons ; 'cause they're supposed...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-13-2014, 04:12 PM
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Posted By ptijo
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7420/11931500806_0ab...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7420/11931500806_0abb575754.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/21708387@N02/11931500806/)
Halocaridina rubra (http://www.flickr.com/photos/21708387@N02/11931500806/) are...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   12-15-2013, 09:21 AM
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Posted By ptijo
I have some growing outside. Planted in classic...

I have some growing outside. Planted in classic plant soil and kept moist with automatic irrigation system. Then, I had some cuts planted in outside "riparium" made from sand ; and it went growing...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-06-2013, 09:51 AM
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Posted By ptijo
hehehe :D

hehehe :D
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-09-2013, 08:01 AM
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Posted By ptijo
OK, funny :)

OK, funny :)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-09-2013, 07:43 AM
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Posted By ptijo
There are two of them ; quite white rather than...

There are two of them ; quite white rather than red.
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7412/10042127396_94e0923540.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/21708387@N02/10042127396/)
Halocaridina rubra...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-23-2013, 10:31 PM
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Posted By ptijo
Great story Lornek8! ;-)

Great story Lornek8! ;-)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-21-2013, 10:34 PM
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Posted By ptijo
Don't know. Mine don't seem to already be.

Don't know. Mine don't seem to already be.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-21-2013, 10:14 PM
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Posted By ptijo
No idea about the ideal. Mine were at 19-20C...

No idea about the ideal. Mine were at 19-20C this winter. The tank went up to 29C this summer. It is now about 23/24C.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-21-2013, 10:38 AM
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Posted By ptijo
Hum... because that's what easiest to get :)

Hum... because that's what easiest to get :)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-19-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,746
Posted By ptijo
Yep, I know that toping the tank leaves the...

Yep, I know that toping the tank leaves the unused nutriments in. So far, the shrimps seem to like this and algae seem to use the nutriments to grow. The "problem" with distilled water is that you...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-01-2013, 09:51 AM
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Posted By ptijo
Yep. I'll probably do a bit change when summer...

Yep. I'll probably do a bit change when summer ends. Until then, In such a small tank (3L I think), evaporation "helps" a lot for water change. Nearly 1/4 or 1/2 L to fill up every week-end :)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-01-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 64
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Posted By ptijo
Yep, I did drop 2 (ou 3) Melanoides tuberculata....

Yep, I did drop 2 (ou 3) Melanoides tuberculata. Now, there seem to be 3 or 4 babies more :)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   07-31-2013, 07:43 PM
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Posted By ptijo
Had to shut down the light for a bit less than 2...

Had to shut down the light for a bit less than 2 weeks. Algae are growing faster than what Opae ula eats :p

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3716/9411056716_3e209641dc_z.jpg...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-23-2013, 10:54 PM
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Posted By ptijo
hehe, time will tell ;-)

hehe, time will tell ;-)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-23-2013, 10:14 PM
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Views: 7,746
Posted By ptijo
Didn't know there were "var. Sakura" from those...

Didn't know there were "var. Sakura" from those shrimps :p

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5450/8796206963_985859e169_z.jpg
Halocaridina rubra, aka Opae ula...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-16-2013, 11:36 PM
Replies: 64
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Posted By ptijo
Hi, Well, can you tell us more about...

Hi,



Well, can you tell us more about "Certain lights, time, food and water parameters"?

I use a "marine" lamp. Do you think it's useful or should I stick with fresh water "daylight" lamp?
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-16-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,746
Posted By ptijo
I read the require brackish to reproduce but they...

I read the require brackish to reproduce but they can live fresh water.




OK. I'll see if they berry with only internal algae. If not, I'll try (again) to give them shrimp food :)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-15-2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,746
Posted By ptijo
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7287/8742862496_6409...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7287/8742862496_640922deee_z.jpg
Halocaridina rubra (http://www.flickr.com/photos/21708387@N02/8742862496/)

I don't really feed them anymore at all. I think they had...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-25-2013, 03:44 PM
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Posted By ptijo
great news!

great news!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-19-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,746
Posted By ptijo
Yeah, maybe. At least, I checked this morning and...

Yeah, maybe. At least, I checked this morning and the flake has disappeared.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-18-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 64
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Posted By ptijo
I don't really feed them :confused1: I have...

I don't really feed them :confused1:

I have put Spirulina powder about a month before the shrimps came in. I have dropped one JBL NovoPrawn pellet a few weeks ago. Yesterday I dropped a JBL...
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