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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-30-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,112
Posted By alexopolus
So on my effort to try to eradicate these little...

So on my effort to try to eradicate these little demons, I started to observe how they behave: what time they are more active, what they like to eat most etc etc. there is a behavior that I notice, a...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-28-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By alexopolus
I think 4th, hard to say because I don't cull my...

I think 4th, hard to say because I don't cull my tank and kinda stop tracking it. The last 3 month I have been more worried about the scud infestation that I have and I have spotted some new patterns...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-27-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By alexopolus
Yep tibee. It's from my tank with CRS, Snow...

Yep tibee.

It's from my tank with CRS, Snow White and OEBT
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-27-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By alexopolus
Look what I found!!!

Isn't this guy beautiful?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-24-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,112
Posted By alexopolus
Dangerous idea, I would have to reset the whole...

Dangerous idea, I would have to reset the whole thank because plants And active soils will absorb the copper.
But I will actually use some of these little bastards as a experiment and soak them in...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-24-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,112
Posted By alexopolus
Believe me I have fed my pond fish with these...

Believe me I have fed my pond fish with these bastards! It's a never ending issue. I didn't mind them, but they reproduce so quickly and I started noticing a low survival baby survival rate(I have...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-23-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,112
Posted By alexopolus
Help with a scud infestation!

I'm really annoyed with these guys! The infestation got so bad that they infested my canister filters and my tank was cloudy for a while and I couldn't figure out why? So yesterday I washed all my...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-27-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,029
Posted By alexopolus
We use salt to kill leaches in my country, there...

We use salt to kill leaches in my country, there is something about sodium that they don't take well. You should experiment with them!!!get a small container and see how much salt in a 250ml of water...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-13-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By alexopolus
Yes, it works! I use it to soft the water in my...

Yes, it works! I use it to soft the water in my 80G.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-23-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 513
Posted By alexopolus
Benibachi Planaria Zero

So I got tired of trying to control planaria in my tank, the syphoning and setting traps were really taking much of my time (80G, not a easy task). So I decided to use benibachi planaria zero.

I...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-10-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By alexopolus
+1 just a cherry.

+1 just a cherry.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-09-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,141
Posted By alexopolus
You should add new carbon bags to your filter, if...

You should add new carbon bags to your filter, if you medicated your tank you better leave the carbon in (get new one, by the way I like purigen better than carbon).

Send some pics of your tank!...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-09-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,141
Posted By alexopolus
- I think you would need a lot more that one...

- I think you would need a lot more that one leave, I have a 80G and I usually add 7-8 leaves in it but Im not sure what is the recommended amount, maybe someone else in the forum can give you a...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-09-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,141
Posted By alexopolus
Water treatment plant usually raise water PH so...

Water treatment plant usually raise water PH so it doesn't mess with pipes, also add calcium I think. Depending of where your water comes from (a lake for example), you should have a bit of ammonia...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-09-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By alexopolus
Good, they are alive! If they have the spikes...

Good, they are alive! If they have the spikes sticking out, they probably will start moving around.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-09-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,141
Posted By alexopolus
I always ask myself the same question,...

I always ask myself the same question, fenbendazole kills parasites but not sure what it does to bacteria (bio film).
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-09-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,094
Posted By alexopolus
You should ask Speedie whats the water...

You should ask Speedie whats the water parameters that he has in his tank.
My opinion is that your GH and TDS is a bit high, try to add RO water to lower that GH to 4-5. TDS around 150-170. Get ...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-09-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,141
Posted By alexopolus
Did you add the plants? Also how many katappa...

Did you add the plants? Also how many katappa leaves are you adding to the tank? I don't really know many you should add to a 60G tank.
Another question, what is your tap water parameters? Just...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-08-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By alexopolus
if you have a canister filter, check inside the...

if you have a canister filter, check inside the canister filter (they will make their way inside it, mine clogged my filter). Do the eggs look clear with a little dot in the center? if they do they...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-08-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,141
Posted By alexopolus
Hard to say, there is so much going on in your...

Hard to say, there is so much going on in your tank ( water parameters, medication, etc etc) to say that you have a fungal infection. If that was my tank, I will introduce a lot of floaters plants...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-08-2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,141
Posted By alexopolus
Well you can find water lettuce or water hyacinth...

Well you can find water lettuce or water hyacinth and put it in the tanks, those two are the best floaters that I know, they will suck ammonia and nitrates out of your water and shrimps love to hang...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-08-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By alexopolus
I never paid attention on how long it takes for...

I never paid attention on how long it takes for mine to hatch, my tanks water temp is~ 75F.
Have you seen any eggs? They look like small cubes with a dot in the center, and take a long time to...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-07-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,141
Posted By alexopolus
I keep cherries in my pond outside. Righ now is...

I keep cherries in my pond outside. Righ now is 100 F outside and the pond water temp is around 88F, they do just fine.... I just finish reading your post and noticed that you used dewormer... I had...
Forum: Photography 06-16-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 30,698
Posted By alexopolus
Canon t1s Tamron 90mm macro, canon 18-55, canon...

Canon t1s
Tamron 90mm macro, canon 18-55, canon 50mm
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-06-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By alexopolus
Whole foods RO machines are the best! The company...

Whole foods RO machines are the best! The company makes sure they are cleaned at least 2 times a week (40c a gallon). I always test my water before I do a water change and is always PH 6.4 and kh0...
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