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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-21-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By stanjam
I didn't do any water changes besides the norm...

I didn't do any water changes besides the norm when using fluval shrimp stratum. Then again any ammonia leeched into the aquarium has been turned to nitrite and nitrate by the time I added shrimp. I...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-21-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By stanjam
I just bought some of yoyo's darker crs to add to...

I just bought some of yoyo's darker crs to add to the lighter crs I had bought last year. Love the look of the darker, more intense red

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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-10-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By stanjam
Nice. Thanks for the culling tip. That makes a...

Nice. Thanks for the culling tip. That makes a lot of sense, since it wasn't all of the shrimp, but several adults, maybe some of the younglings.

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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-10-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By stanjam
The whites on these shrimp went translucent when...

The whites on these shrimp went translucent when my lighting died. They weren't the best shrimp but we're clearly colored when purchased. Even the reds started to look clear. Now their color is...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-10-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By stanjam
Lighting and color

What role does light play in your tanks? I killed my light and had to use a low light source. I noticed my adult shrimp losing their color. Changing to an old fluorescent light, which seemed to help...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-10-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,310
Posted By stanjam
I feed a variety of foods. Jakes om nom and...

I feed a variety of foods. Jakes om nom and veggie sticks, veggie wafers, shirakura baby food, powdered spirulina and rotifers. Just bought the fluval shrimp pellets. They are small, which allows...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-06-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,987
Posted By stanjam
Nice tip. I will definitely try that. The powder...

Nice tip. I will definitely try that. The powder is nice too, in very small amounts. In my tank it settles in the moss, which iscwhere all the wee ones are in my tank.

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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-05-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,987
Posted By stanjam
No I haven't had the opportunity. Right now I...

No I haven't had the opportunity. Right now I have been using the newer shirakura baby food. Babies seem to like it and it is supposed to promote bacterial yumies for the babies. Got it from...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-05-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 446
Posted By stanjam
Definitely need some Chola wood tho, I hear the...

Definitely need some Chola wood tho, I hear the shrimp really love it

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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-05-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 446
Posted By stanjam
I added some small cichlid caves. Adults love em....

I added some small cichlid caves. Adults love em. The babies tend to love the moss and driftwood with grooves

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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-05-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By stanjam
This happens on any tank without a good amount of...

This happens on any tank without a good amount of surface agitation. Okay for fish if a bit unsightly. With shrimp I consider it a sign that we need to increase o2 levels.

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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-05-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,987
Posted By stanjam
I use a number of powdered foods for baby shrimp....

I use a number of powdered foods for baby shrimp. They really seem to like powdered spirulina and powdered rotifers

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Forum: Substrate 04-04-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By stanjam
I use flourite either by itself or capped with...

I use flourite either by itself or capped with another gravel

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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-03-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 403
Posted By stanjam
Endlers, guppies (always forget the live bearers)...

Endlers, guppies (always forget the live bearers)

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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-03-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 403
Posted By stanjam
Shrimp Celestial pearl danios Threadfin...

Shrimp
Celestial pearl danios
Threadfin rainbows
Chela dadibijurio
Pygmy corys
Ottos
White cloud mountain minnows

There are lots of schooling fish under 1.5 inches out there that will work,...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-03-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,310
Posted By stanjam
For my crs tank, 10 gallon: Filtration: Tom's...

For my crs tank, 10 gallon:
Filtration: Tom's rapids hob canister with sponge prefilter, foam to 100 micron, Purigen, and bio Matrix

Water conditioning: tap water (40 ppm tds), add Prime, then...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-03-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 285
Posted By stanjam
Are you using co2? If so turn it off, at least at...

Are you using co2? If so turn it off, at least at night.

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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-03-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 243
Posted By stanjam
Cherry shrimp like warmer temps I believe ...

Cherry shrimp like warmer temps I believe

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Forum: Equipment 04-03-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 744
Posted By stanjam
I thought so too, but someone warned me off the...

I thought so too, but someone warned me off the 501 for some reason. Been happy with mine

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Forum: Equipment 04-03-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 744
Posted By stanjam
I use a Tom's Rapids canister. It is small and...

I use a Tom's Rapids canister. It is small and hangs on the back. Reduce flow by making larger holes in the spraybar. Just a thought

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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-03-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By stanjam
Agreed. With a hob I would think the o2 levels...

Agreed. With a hob I would think the o2 levels are fine. No worries there. The swimming does not apoear to be anything more than being startled

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Forum: Fish 04-03-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By stanjam
He was part of an exoeriment. Here is a better...

He was part of an exoeriment. Here is a better pic:
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/03/qazy6uje.jpg
Forum: Fish 04-03-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By stanjam
I will keep looking. Behind his eye is an eyespit...

I will keep looking. Behind his eye is an eyespit with a patch if orange. The body is all that grey, but the dirsal has an iridescent stripe on top.

He is very shy. He has been in a shipping...
Forum: Fish 04-03-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By stanjam
Fish ID please

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Rescued this fish last night. He/she is very shy so far, and runs from the camera. I was told it is a west African cichlid that gets to about 4...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-02-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By stanjam
If they are swimming up then freezing, this is a...

If they are swimming up then freezing, this is a bad sign. Right now to it sounds like they are unfamiliar with their territory. Keep the lights off for a day and let them explore a bit.
The only...
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