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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates Today, 02:46 AM
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Posted By starrlamia
thanks :) I'm going to try and find them locally...

thanks :) I'm going to try and find them locally to try and avoid shipping for now. I dont have the cash to add any atm anyways. The two I have left are doing well at least haha.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks Yesterday, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By starrlamia
any of those small betta heaters will probably...

any of those small betta heaters will probably only raise the temp a degree or two, you need to get it up to 78 at least.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 09-02-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By starrlamia
I dont think you can compare dissecting animals...

I dont think you can compare dissecting animals to starving them to death. The animals used for dissection are humanely euthanized.

Just because some fish may die during farming, catching etc...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-02-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By starrlamia
plakat is just the tail type unless you...

plakat is just the tail type unless you specifically get a fighter bred plakat.

Do you have a heater in there? It looks nice but I'm glad you recognize that it's much too small.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-02-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 76
Posted By starrlamia
use it the same way you use a liquid conditioner,...

use it the same way you use a liquid conditioner, apply it to the water being added to the tank. Either dissolve it into the water you are adding before you put it in or you can make up a liquid of...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-01-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 661
Posted By starrlamia
I turned the heater down, we have air...

I turned the heater down, we have air conditioning so it should lower the temp, I'm so used to keeping fish that need higher temps that I just automatically put it to 78. It should cool down to 74ish...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-01-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 661
Posted By starrlamia
thanks daisy, maybe it would be better to just...

thanks daisy, maybe it would be better to just feed a high calcium food? they didn't care for spirulina but I could try kale or spinach
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-01-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 661
Posted By starrlamia
makes sense, carbonate hardness haha, i have...

makes sense, carbonate hardness haha, i have homework brain :P
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-01-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 661
Posted By starrlamia
that's an interesting idea, will it raise my gh...

that's an interesting idea, will it raise my gh though? my water is already hard.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-01-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 661
Posted By starrlamia
I have actually stopped dosing ferts for the last...

I have actually stopped dosing ferts for the last few weeks in the offchance that they were causing a problem, there is no copper listeed in the ingredients, I'm using the aquavitro line from...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-31-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By starrlamia
aww thanks, that's really nice of you. My...

aww thanks, that's really nice of you.

My saddled female is quite a bit bigger then my other two females which is why I was iffy on the sex.

Thanks Beasty, hope you figure your issue out
...
Forum: Fish 08-31-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 351
Posted By starrlamia
I had khulis in my previously dirted tank, as...

I had khulis in my previously dirted tank, as long as they had enough hiding spots they didn't really dig, they kicked up some sand here and there but never burrowed into the dirt. Fun little guys,...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-30-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By starrlamia
thanks, I have one saddled and the other has a...

thanks, I have one saddled and the other has a more pronounced curvy belly then this one. Was really hoping for a male to get some berries going but looks like I got unlucky. blah. The place I got...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-30-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 661
Posted By starrlamia
did some reading and many places say a dgh up to...

did some reading and many places say a dgh up to 18 is fine, I haven't seen any reference to 12 being too high. One shrimp has molted fine since the other died.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-30-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By starrlamia
Pumpkin, male or female?

I think it's female, sorry for the not great cell phone pic... only 3 shrimp of 10 have survived and I think they are all female :(
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-27-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 661
Posted By starrlamia
that's a definite possibility. Will do more...

that's a definite possibility. Will do more research on it
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-27-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,411
Posted By starrlamia
it's a big endeavor to take for sure, since once...

it's a big endeavor to take for sure, since once they start maturing you have to have enough places to separate males and aggressive females while keeping them heated and with fresh water! Some...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-27-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 661
Posted By starrlamia
lost another one, i believe this was definitely a...

lost another one, i believe this was definitely a molting issue as it had a white line around it's middle. I just did a water change yesterday (have a saddled female and was hoping she would molt and...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-26-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,411
Posted By starrlamia
I wouldn't recommend breeding personally, just...

I wouldn't recommend breeding personally, just because it can be hard to find homes for all the babies and because it isn't just about colours but also finnage. But if you are interested check out...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-26-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,411
Posted By starrlamia
ohh he's coloured right up! what a beauty! nice...

ohh he's coloured right up! what a beauty! nice bubble nest too!
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-25-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,411
Posted By starrlamia
looks nice! heater pending, hopefully soon! it's...

looks nice! heater pending, hopefully soon! it's chilly for a betta :) I'm not going to tell you to take the betta out haha, I prefer bigger homes but as long as you keep the parameters good and the...
Forum: Lighting 08-21-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By starrlamia
I would replace the old bulb to be on the safe...

I would replace the old bulb to be on the safe side, usually they only last about a year before they become less effective. Good luck with the algae battle, a blackout or peroxide can work quite well.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-20-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 661
Posted By starrlamia
yeah I'm not impressed by the place either,...

yeah I'm not impressed by the place either, especially since they have really good reviews online. I'll pm you.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-20-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 661
Posted By starrlamia
so I got my TDS meter in the mail today, I have...

so I got my TDS meter in the mail today, I have nothing to calibrate it with atm (sold my RO system too haha) but it read 317, and I can't imagine it would be so off as to be over what is tolerated...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-19-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 661
Posted By starrlamia
thanks for the suggestion, we have air...

thanks for the suggestion, we have air conditioning so temps have remained stable
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