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Forum: Tank Journals Yesterday, 03:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,455
Posted By Whiskey
I have great news!!!! I won an auction for a...

I have great news!!!!

I won an auction for a 100MM 2.8 MACRO lens!!!!! This thread is going to have some Awesome shrimp pics now!!

I can't wait to get it :)

Oh,.. and some shrimp :rolleyes:...
Forum: Tank Journals Yesterday, 03:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,455
Posted By Whiskey
It did give better contrast against the dark...

It did give better contrast against the dark driftwood didn't it?

The only problem was taking pictures, the white would blast light into the camera sensor and blow out the background while the...
Forum: Tank Journals Yesterday, 03:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,455
Posted By Whiskey
Thank you!!! I'm hoping the anubias will grow...

Thank you!!! I'm hoping the anubias will grow slow enough that I won't have to put ferts in here :)

Whiskey
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-17-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 486
Posted By Whiskey
I had scuds. They ate all the fronds off my...

I had scuds. They ate all the fronds off my Moss, and chewed on any fresh leaves coming out of Crypts as well as my stem plants. I also read that Scuds will attack and kill shrimp right after they...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-17-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 433
Posted By Whiskey
Thank you all!!! I love this little tank, so do...

Thank you all!!! I love this little tank, so do my coworkers :)

I keep perams at:
KH = 0
GH = 5-6
TDS = 170
Temp = 74.5 (the temp is controlled to within 1/2 deg with an Arduino to keep from...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-15-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 410
Posted By Whiskey
Just be careful, I did the same thing when I...

Just be careful, I did the same thing when I wanted to add CRS to my Cherry tank a couple years ago and went to fast. I lost about half my Cherry colony. I was also doing multiple large (2 gallon...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-15-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 433
Posted By Whiskey
Thank you Mosspearl and Greenteam! I'm...

Thank you Mosspearl and Greenteam!

I'm trying to pickup a Canon 100mm USM Macro lens right now. I hope to be able to improve on these pictures, and especially my Tidepool pictures soon.

Whiskey
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-14-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 433
Posted By Whiskey
It's fixed now. Flickr changed things again,.....

It's fixed now. Flickr changed things again,.. -shrug-

Whiskey
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-14-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 433
Posted By Whiskey
Pics of my 2G evolve CRS tank

Hello all!!!

About 2 weeks ago I got some nice mixed grade CRS with amazing color from Dukenabears to replace all the ones that died due to my water change incident. I had to come into work over...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-13-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,455
Posted By Whiskey
I also have exciting news about the 10G!!! ...

I also have exciting news about the 10G!!!

The cycle is completed enough that I was able to add a handful of guppies from my 75G tank. I will keep the guppies in there for a couple of weeks just...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-13-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,455
Posted By Whiskey
I have updates!!!! First,.. little off...

I have updates!!!!

First,.. little off topic, but my girlfriend and I are now engaged!!! That happened last weekend, and is partly responsible for the delays in this thread. Now I can get things...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-13-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,455
Posted By Whiskey
Leeches! Yuck :( I haven't had to deal with...

Leeches! Yuck :( I haven't had to deal with them yet,.. thankfully :)

Whiskey
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-11-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 196
Posted By Whiskey
I have lowered GH quickly with Neos and lost...

I have lowered GH quickly with Neos and lost many,.. I dropped it from 14 to 10 or so in a water change.

I would err on the side of caution and go slow. If you did want to make a dramatic change...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-11-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By Whiskey
Great job on aquascaping! It makes the tank look...

Great job on aquascaping! It makes the tank look much bigger than it is. I thought it was a 29 at first.

Very nice,
Whiskey
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-07-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 869
Posted By Whiskey
Well,.. that's one method - seems quite labor...

Well,.. that's one method - seems quite labor intensive though.

I was thinking something like a float switch and an aqualifter pump.

Whiskey
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-06-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 869
Posted By Whiskey
Conventional wisdom says that they should be kept...

Conventional wisdom says that they should be kept at 20-23 I think,.. though I have mine at about 24.

The tank looks like about a 10G based on the dimensions. The problem I see with 2 liters of...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-05-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By Whiskey
I don't do this,.. so I really have no...

I don't do this,.. so I really have no experiance, but I had a thought. If your water change water goes in with 0KH (as it normally does with soft water shrimp) then it should have very little...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-05-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By Whiskey
Distilled is fine,.. maybe even a little better...

Distilled is fine,.. maybe even a little better depending on how good your RO unit is - but look at how much power that device takes. Normally water is distilled by boiling it, then collecting what...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-04-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 377
Posted By Whiskey
When mine find a piece of food they can pick up...

When mine find a piece of food they can pick up (Like the corner of a flake) they will sit perfectly still and gorge.

Other than that sometimes they sit still but when they do their feet are often...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-04-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 869
Posted By Whiskey
The mineralization sounds right on the money. I...

The mineralization sounds right on the money. I do the same thing, but use the fluval stuff instead (Just because it's easier for me to get).

I wouldn't do tap, or straight RO (except for...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-02-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 377
Posted By Whiskey
The HOB filter should be plenty of Airation I...

The HOB filter should be plenty of Airation I would think.

I think I would relax like you suggest - stability is really key with shrimp it's easy to kill them trying to make things better.
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-02-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,602
Posted By Whiskey
Very nice shrimp!!!! Congrats :) Whiskey

Very nice shrimp!!!! Congrats :)

Whiskey
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-02-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 377
Posted By Whiskey
I know mine rarely seem to swim,.. They walk and...

I know mine rarely seem to swim,.. They walk and forage most of the day, and only swim when they come to the end of a leaf that they feel the need to jump off. They will also swim or jump if scared....
Forum: Tank Journals 03-31-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,455
Posted By Whiskey
Sadly no :( I've been busy with school, and the...

Sadly no :(
I've been busy with school, and the screen holder is taking far longer than I expected so I really haven't done anything. Once I have a way to mount the screen I'll be able to take the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-28-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By Whiskey
Congrats!!!!! Now you need tiny cigars :D ...

Congrats!!!!!
Now you need tiny cigars :D

Whiskey
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