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Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 03-06-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,978
Posted By DaTrueDave
Do they eat any of the Repashy foods?

Do they eat any of the Repashy foods?
Forum: Fish 12-17-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,298
Posted By DaTrueDave
This might be semantics, but I don't think a QT...

This might be semantics, but I don't think a QT tank is intended to provide refuge when your main tank is infected with something. A QT tank is where you put livestock you're bringing in from other...
Forum: Fish 12-17-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 873
Posted By DaTrueDave
What do you think you're growing by adding...

What do you think you're growing by adding ammonia? You're growing bacteria and starting a life cycle in your tank. Whether you introduce nitrogen in the form of straight ammonia or in the form of...
Forum: Fish 12-10-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 949
Posted By DaTrueDave
That makes sense. I thought we were talking...

That makes sense. I thought we were talking about CO2 levels that we purposely are injecting into our tanks, though. Those will actually increase O2 levels in the tank.
Forum: Fish 12-10-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 949
Posted By DaTrueDave
This is not true. While you're correct that...

This is not true.

While you're correct that CO2 does not displace oxygen, the actual oxygen levels can vary significantly depending on how many plants are photosynthesizing and giving off oxygen...
Forum: DIY 12-10-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 767
Views: 171,983
Posted By DaTrueDave
Vaseline? I know Vaseline eats rubber like it's...

Vaseline? I know Vaseline eats rubber like it's going out of style (depending on the rubber, of course). Perhaps a food safe silicone based grease would be better? I'll have to take it apart next...
Forum: DIY 12-08-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 767
Views: 171,983
Posted By DaTrueDave
I had no luck with Amazon and ended up getting...

I had no luck with Amazon and ended up getting everything from Lowes.

Everything seems to be working as it should except I need to crank the filter housing a bit tighter (gonna need wrenches, as...
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 748
Posted By DaTrueDave
A hundred bucks for a ten gallon tank! Yikes!

A hundred bucks for a ten gallon tank! Yikes!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-08-2012, 03:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 637
Posted By DaTrueDave
And where do you think Speedie's Supreme Reds...

And where do you think Speedie's Supreme Reds fall in that spectrum?
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Forum: Fish 12-07-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 873
Posted By DaTrueDave
Instead of adding straight ammonia to maintain...

Instead of adding straight ammonia to maintain your cycled tank, consider adding a pinch of fish food every day instead. This will feed the bacteria in a manner much more suitable for ensuring a...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-07-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 637
Posted By DaTrueDave
Can anyone point me in the direction of a thread...

Can anyone point me in the direction of a thread or web page that outlines the different types of red neos? I thought PFR, Sakura, and Ultimate Red were all different names for the same type of...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-07-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 637
Posted By DaTrueDave
OK, so you guys have convinced me that I need to...

OK, so you guys have convinced me that I need to set up a PFR/Sakura/UltimateRed aquarium, and once that's established, I can take the culls from that colony to improve the color of the colony in my...
Forum: Southern Oak Aquatics 12-07-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,278
Posted By DaTrueDave
They really are! The rest of my cherry shrimp...

They really are! The rest of my cherry shrimp are fun to watch, but every now and then one of these PFRs will crawl through the plants near the front, or swim across the middle of the tank, and it...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-04-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 637
Posted By DaTrueDave
That's what I'm trying to do, increase the...

That's what I'm trying to do, increase the average quality of my shrimp colony. I have only one tank and have zero interest in anything other than a healthy, colorful aquarium.

My question was...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-04-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 637
Posted By DaTrueDave
Awesome. That's what I wanted to hear! ...

Awesome. That's what I wanted to hear!


Nah, I'm not interested in culling, just slowly improving the colony's color by adding some nicer shrimp every now and then.

Just wanted to make sure...
Forum: Fish 12-04-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By DaTrueDave
They are schooling nicely! I want to get a nice...

They are schooling nicely! I want to get a nice school of something in my heavily planted 55gal. I was thinking rummies, but these guys now have my interest piqued, too. I think they might be a...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-04-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 637
Posted By DaTrueDave
Genetics of PFR/Sakura/Ultimate Red etc...

I'm hoping someone here can ease my mind. I know that with neos, that if you mix different colors together, that the resulting offspring will likely revert to a brownish color that they often have...
Forum: DIY 11-30-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,347
Posted By DaTrueDave
Ah, is there another thread where this is...

Ah, is there another thread where this is discussed? I see only one pic here and just can't grasp what is going on at all.
Forum: DIY 11-29-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,347
Posted By DaTrueDave
Well, your single photo gives almost zero...

Well, your single photo gives almost zero indication of what you've got there (to someone who doesn't know what those parts are), or how you built it, so obviously more detail is needed if you want...
Forum: DIY 11-27-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 767
Views: 171,983
Posted By DaTrueDave
I just bought the same housing from the same...

I just bought the same housing from the same place. I'm going to be looking on Amazon.com for the pieces that Moose listed and, if I remember, I'll list them here with links.
Forum: Southern Oak Aquatics 11-26-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,278
Posted By DaTrueDave
Pics comparing my PFR from S.Oak to regular ol' RCS

OK, so I know I'm not the best photographer, but these pics do a good job of showing the difference between a Southern Oak Aquatic painted fire red shrimp and regular cherry shrimp:...
Forum: Aquatic Gardeners Association 11-10-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 820
Posted By DaTrueDave
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 11-09-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,308
Posted By DaTrueDave
And would it be worth it to ship some Repashy...

And would it be worth it to ship some Repashy separately for a cheaper rate, or do you think that would add little to the cost of shipping the fish? I would also like 4oz of Soilent Green and 4oz of...
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 11-09-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,308
Posted By DaTrueDave
How much to ship 20 Embers to 76049?

How much to ship 20 Embers to 76049?
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 09-12-2012, 04:27 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,447
Posted By DaTrueDave
I think she's got a shipment in quarantine right...

I think she's got a shipment in quarantine right now!
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