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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-17-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 592
Posted By Colorful
In my experience, ramshorn snails breed faster...

In my experience, ramshorn snails breed faster than pond snails but pond snails. Generally, I would prefer to breed ramshorn or pond snails because my assassins prefer them to MTS. I don't know about...
Forum: Fish   11-03-2013, 03:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By Colorful
I just got some recently! In my opinion they...

I just got some recently! In my opinion they should be in a species only tank since they aren't very competitive eaters so they may starve. I tried putting in microworms but I don't even know if they...
Forum: Fish   10-26-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By Colorful
I just got some! They'll eat frozen blood worms...

I just got some! They'll eat frozen blood worms and live food.
Forum: Fish   10-25-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,446
Posted By Colorful
This isn't mine but I found it online and thought...

This isn't mine but I found it online and thought it was the funniest thing ever:
http://imageshack.us/a/img29/5263/3xen.png
Forum: Plants   10-20-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By Colorful
Have you considered growing it emersed? Just wrap...

Have you considered growing it emersed? Just wrap a baggy around the pot and put it near a window.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-20-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 792
Posted By Colorful
I watched a group of shrimp tear apart a baby...

I watched a group of shrimp tear apart a baby shrimp. He was lying on his side for some reason and they took him apart while he was still alive.
Forum: Fish   10-18-2013, 03:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 725
Posted By Colorful
Pygmy Sunfish

Does anyone have more information on pygmy sunfish? What do you usually feed them? I've been told that grindal worms is a great staple. In addition, how readily do they breed? I would like a larger...
Forum: Algae   10-09-2013, 04:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 952
Posted By Colorful
Are you sure it's not Utricularia gibba?

Are you sure it's not Utricularia gibba?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-30-2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,516
Posted By Colorful
Looks like leggy glosso to me.

Looks like leggy glosso to me.
Forum: Substrate   09-29-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 709
Posted By Colorful
I believe rock wool raises PH, so I wouldn't use...

I believe rock wool raises PH, so I wouldn't use it
Forum: Plants   09-27-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,163
Posted By Colorful
Thank you! That's very helpful. I'm going to give...

Thank you! That's very helpful. I'm going to give it a try and see how it does. Thanks again! :)
Forum: Plants   09-27-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,163
Posted By Colorful
Blyxa and CO2

I was wondering if Blyxa will grow well without co2? The only carbon source would be excel. I would say my light is medium - low. The only fertilizers would be root tabs. Do you think that blyxa...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-22-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 738
Posted By Colorful
Taiwan Painted Fire Reds :icon_smil

Taiwan Painted Fire Reds :icon_smil
Forum: Plants   09-22-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 615
Posted By Colorful
Is it new? That always happens for my new...

Is it new? That always happens for my new s.repens.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-22-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,038
Posted By Colorful
Yeah they were completely fine! Then when I left...

Yeah they were completely fine! Then when I left for another hour I found them in the tube again :angryfire. I think it's in their nature to explore moving water. I know for a fact that my shrimp...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-22-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,038
Posted By Colorful
When I was acclimating my new shrimp they climbed...

When I was acclimating my new shrimp they climbed up the drip line. Some of them got stuck an I had to blow into the airline with fish water. Not a pleasant experience :(.
Forum: Plants   09-15-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By Colorful
I heard bolbitis enjoys high flow. Mine died in...

I heard bolbitis enjoys high flow. Mine died in stagnant water, so maybe it would live for you.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-12-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,315
Posted By Colorful
I usually just feed blanched vegetables, bee...

I usually just feed blanched vegetables, bee pollen, or regular fish food. I don't buy any of the expensive stuff and my shrimp are doing just fine.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-10-2013, 03:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By Colorful
Have you checked for planaria? I remember the...

Have you checked for planaria? I remember the last time berried female died on me, it was because of a planaria attack. When I was pulling apart the eggs from her, I saw 3-4 large sized planaria in...
Forum: Plants   09-08-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,426
Posted By Colorful
I'm growing hydrocotyle japan in low light and it...

I'm growing hydrocotyle japan in low light and it seems to be carpeting pretty well. You just have to keep trimming it.
Forum: Plants   09-07-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By Colorful
Peabody's Paradise is a good store. Their plants...

Peabody's Paradise is a good store. Their plants are pretty cheap and they give you a free nerite snail with any purchase.
Forum: Plants   09-04-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,191
Posted By Colorful
Have you considered super glueing it to a rock...

Have you considered super glueing it to a rock and letting it grow out? That way you can move it easily. Then when you need it just pull the moss from the rocks and attach it to the wood.

You...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-04-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By Colorful
The little rock in the middle looks out of place...

The little rock in the middle looks out of place to me. Have you considered planting some anubias under the wood pieces?
Forum: Plants   09-04-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,191
Posted By Colorful
I have riccia growing emersed. It takes on a...

I have riccia growing emersed. It takes on a darker green color when emersed. I even have duckweed growing emersed. When duckweed is emersed it grows larger leaves than when its floating.
Forum: Plants   09-04-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By Colorful
Personally, I think leaving them floating helps...

Personally, I think leaving them floating helps them grow faster. I got mine about a week ago and it has already grown about 3-4 leaves. They're not the biggest leaves but they're still leaves.
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