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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-12-2014, 06:46 PM
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Posted By Bliasuk
Sure, they are all the same, just different...

Sure, they are all the same, just different colors.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-12-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Bliasuk
You'd be better off trying some tiger shrimp. CRS...

You'd be better off trying some tiger shrimp. CRS would struggle in that pH. Tigers can adapt pretty well though.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-12-2014, 04:49 PM
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Posted By Bliasuk
depends on ph and nitrates......

depends on ph and nitrates......
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-12-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,263
Posted By Bliasuk
I always have a variety of leaves in my tanks. i...

I always have a variety of leaves in my tanks. i consider them essential as i rarely feed commercial foods. Good little article on leaf litter (http://www.britishreds.co.uk/importance-leaf-litter/)...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-10-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,906
Posted By Bliasuk
No, actually :/ Just came across the thread...

No, actually :/

Just came across the thread via a google search.

The snow flake food is just skin from beans, they hold no nutritional value ;)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-10-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,906
Posted By Bliasuk
Over the years i have tried many different foods,...

Over the years i have tried many different foods, Benibachi, EbitaBreed etc etc but about 9 months ago i was introduced to a food nicknamed 'Chromatics'. Its privately made by a breeder in the UK who...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-28-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,495
Posted By Bliasuk
Add Benibachi BeeMax or Mosura BT-9 to the...

Add Benibachi BeeMax or Mosura BT-9 to the aquarium. Its a bacterial based product that feeds the biofilm in the aquarium, the results are almost instant!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-28-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,495
Posted By Bliasuk
http://www.shrimpkeeping.com/basics.html If you...

http://www.shrimpkeeping.com/basics.html If you set up your tank this way then the cycle takes care of itself, no need to feed it.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-28-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By Bliasuk
Try this, its a calcium based food that also...

Try this, its a calcium based food that also raises GH slightly: http://benibachi.co.uk/cart/goldenmineralfood.html
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-04-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 811
Posted By Bliasuk
http://www.shrimpkeeping.com/crs_grading.html

http://www.shrimpkeeping.com/crs_grading.html
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-04-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,398
Posted By Bliasuk
http://www.benibachi.co.uk/cart/growth.html ...

http://www.benibachi.co.uk/cart/growth.html

I bought it for my shrimp but my plants have also flourished! After using this stuff my mosses are vibrant and growing like weeds. Not sure whats in it...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-04-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,398
Posted By Bliasuk
Try using 'Benibachi Growth Enzyme'

Try using 'Benibachi Growth Enzyme'
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-02-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 906
Posted By Bliasuk
Taiwan Bees

Taiwan Bees
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-02-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,913
Posted By Bliasuk
Imke is a female ;)

Imke is a female ;)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-02-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,913
Posted By Bliasuk
I understand where you are coming from but the...

I understand where you are coming from but the risk is never worth the gamble. With RO water you know what your getting and what your adding to it. With tap water it can change at anytime without...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-02-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,913
Posted By Bliasuk
I am speaking from experience. After about...

I am speaking from experience.

After about a year it stops buffering the water, i have not experienced the substrate crumbling. All shrimp tanks should be using RO water with added minerals, this...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-02-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,913
Posted By Bliasuk
The Ebi Gold or Benibachi Black Soil are by far...

The Ebi Gold or Benibachi Black Soil are by far the best for CRS, they buffer the water perfectly and last about 6 months longer than any other shrimp substrate....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-28-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 85,321
Posted By Bliasuk
With 10 mins research they are extremely easy! ...

With 10 mins research they are extremely easy!

Get yourself a decent shrimp substrate (Ebi Gold, Benibachi) and a reliable brand for minerals/supplements and its easy.

The Substrate will buffer...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-07-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 85,321
Posted By Bliasuk
Thought this link might be a welcome addition to...

Thought this link might be a welcome addition to the thread : www.shrimpkeeping.com
Forum: Equipment   10-20-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 963
Posted By Bliasuk
How much does c02 effect ph?

I was wondering how much c02 effects ph? My CRS tank has a stable ph of 6.4 and i was wondering how badly c02 will lower the reading?

I hope that makes sense :)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-17-2010, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 936
Posted By Bliasuk
Hello again. I have now started dosing with...

Hello again.

I have now started dosing with Flourish excel. I have been doing so for 2 days and now the water has become very cloudy, whats going on?

Thanks
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-13-2010, 09:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 936
Posted By Bliasuk
I really appreciate your help, thanks very much. ...

I really appreciate your help, thanks very much.

Last question: :icon_roll Will the ferts kill the crystal red shrimp i have in the tank?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-13-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 936
Posted By Bliasuk
Thanks again. Can anybody recommend some...

Thanks again.

Can anybody recommend some good ferts to use for my setup?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-13-2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 936
Posted By Bliasuk
100% T8, i have T5 bulbs on my other aquarium so...

100% T8, i have T5 bulbs on my other aquarium so i am well aware of the difference.

Moss balls eat the same nutrients that algae feeds off, only they absorb it much faster therefore starving...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-13-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 936
Posted By Bliasuk
Thanks for the replies. Sorry, the tank is...

Thanks for the replies.

Sorry, the tank is 23'' not 12. The light is currently 11'' from the substrate, i will cut the lighting back to 7-8 hours.

I currently have a few CRS in the tank, will...
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