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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-21-2015, 11:51 AM
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Posted By garfieldnfish
I don't see why you could not use rainwater. But...

I don't see why you could not use rainwater. But you will have to add minerals to it for the shrimp.
Forum: Fish 06-15-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 435
Posted By garfieldnfish
I usually turn the overhead light on and wait a...

I usually turn the overhead light on and wait a little before turning on the tank lights. The overhead light in my fish room is pretty dim, so it does not startle the fish.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-15-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By garfieldnfish
Fish do not eat nerite snail eggs. Most female...

Fish do not eat nerite snail eggs. Most female shrimp will probably be eaten before they would drop any eggs for fish food. If you have very small fish then an option is Amano shrimp. They release...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-15-2015, 02:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By garfieldnfish
They will not survive in freshwater. They require...

They will not survive in freshwater. They require brackish or full strength salt water, depending on what area the adults came from. It has been tried by several people, including me, in the past but...
Forum: Fish 06-07-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 304
Posted By garfieldnfish
You could buy some daphnia on line and just add...

You could buy some daphnia on line and just add all of them in your tanks. Or set a bowl of water outside, let mosquitos put their eggs into it and then add the water to your tank. Live food for a...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-03-2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By garfieldnfish
I keep nerites with tangerine tigers and snowball...

I keep nerites with tangerine tigers and snowball shrimp. GH is around 5 and the nerites do well.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-02-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By garfieldnfish
You can buy goat de-wormer. That is fenbendazole...

You can buy goat de-wormer. That is fenbendazole in liquid form, much easier to use then the pill or powdered version. It is called safe guard. 2 ml per 10 gal.
Forum: Fish 06-02-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By garfieldnfish
Depends on if they are adults or juveniles. CHeck...

Depends on if they are adults or juveniles. CHeck aquabid for prices. If they are adults it's an ok price.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-31-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By garfieldnfish
Maybe one of them died and the others are...

Maybe one of them died and the others are gathering to eat it.
Crypts have been rumored to be toxic to shrimp years ago and that myth has been spread around but it is totally that "a myth" without...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-30-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By garfieldnfish
Go for it. The fenbendazole that is. I used it in...

Go for it. The fenbendazole that is. I used it in all my shrimp tanks. Not one shrimp death.
Forum: Fish 05-29-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,012
Posted By garfieldnfish
I have tried all three methods. Soilless, potting...

I have tried all three methods. Soilless, potting soil and coco fiber. The coco fiber worked best for me and will be the only way I use from here on. I have kept grindal worms for almost 10 years...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-29-2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By garfieldnfish
Gammarus shrimp are scuds. If this is your only...

Gammarus shrimp are scuds. If this is your only one, you will be ok. If you have more than one it could become a problem. I had an explosion of them in my 30 gal breeder tank a while back when I only...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-28-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By garfieldnfish
Actually let me be more clear on this. They will...

Actually let me be more clear on this. They will not hurt free swimming fry but newly hatched fry and that includes pleco fry that accidentally get kicked out of the pleco cave and still have an egg...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-28-2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By garfieldnfish
They eat fish eggs but free swimming fry should...

They eat fish eggs but free swimming fry should be ok.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-26-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 210
Posted By garfieldnfish
No. And they will get along well.

No. And they will get along well.
Forum: Fish 05-26-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 693
Posted By garfieldnfish
I don't believe the meds caused your problems.

I don't believe the meds caused your problems.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-26-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By garfieldnfish
Definitely moss, naja grass, suesswassertang and...

Definitely moss, naja grass, suesswassertang and I keep narrow leaf java fern in their tanks as well as petite nanas. I also have duckweed in all the shrimp tanks. That was not intentionally it just...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-24-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 696
Posted By garfieldnfish
I would.

I would.
Forum: Fish 05-22-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 459
Posted By garfieldnfish
Common oto.

Common oto.
Forum: Fish 05-20-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By garfieldnfish
Nothing is Breeding

Last year at this time I had corys, plecos and shrimp breeding and berried. This year only my L340s bred so far and he promptly ate the eggs. My habrosus corys are the only ones that are breeding and...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-15-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By garfieldnfish
I have R/O water in all of my tanks. In my...

I have R/O water in all of my tanks. In my planted shrimp tanks I only use Salty shrimp GH+, some shrimp vitamins, mineral balls and every now and then 1/2 of an oyster shell tablet for added...
Forum: Fish 05-14-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 299
Posted By garfieldnfish
It depends on the size of the bag how many plecos...

It depends on the size of the bag how many plecos you can put in together but I would also opt for one pleco per bag. You could put each pleco in a small Kordon breather bag and then after wrapping a...
Forum: Fish 05-14-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 267
Posted By garfieldnfish
Definitely more ADFs. They are social frogs and...

Definitely more ADFs. They are social frogs and need company of their own kind. Otos, small herbivorous plecos (clowns, rubberlips etc.) or dwarf corys (pygmys, habrosus or, if you are lucky to find...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-11-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By garfieldnfish
What kind of snail?

What kind of snail?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-10-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By garfieldnfish
Do you only have ghost shrimp in the tank?

Do you only have ghost shrimp in the tank?
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