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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-21-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 858
Posted By oblongshrimp
For some extra income or to help pay for your...

For some extra income or to help pay for your hobby it is totally feasible.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-12-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By oblongshrimp
foods that contain copper in the ingredients are...

foods that contain copper in the ingredients are generally not dangerous to your shrimp (I have never heard of someone feeding a food with copper and wiping out their shrimp). Copper is a necessary...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-11-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By oblongshrimp
There are also a couple of shrimpers local to you...

There are also a couple of shrimpers local to you too.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-05-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,194
Posted By oblongshrimp
When I was somewhere around 6-10 or so I had a...

When I was somewhere around 6-10 or so I had a 10gal tank with the clown puke gravel and probably 4 fancy goldfish. One day my dad was draining water with clear tubing (no gravel vac attachment) and...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-27-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 589
Posted By oblongshrimp
If you sent a gift payment and the money is...

If you sent a gift payment and the money is coming from your paypal account (and maybe bank account too) then there is no fee to either side. If you are using a credit or maybe debit card then there...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-13-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 775
Posted By oblongshrimp
You can also take cauliflower and put it in a...

You can also take cauliflower and put it in a food processer and break it up it is very similar to rice :) It is a balance though between getting the pieces small enough and making a mush though.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-08-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 765
Posted By oblongshrimp
I find GlasGarten Bacter AE and Snowflake food...

I find GlasGarten Bacter AE and Snowflake food works well for Sulawesi's
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-05-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 902
Posted By oblongshrimp
You want to have them in soft acidic water. If...

You want to have them in soft acidic water. If your tap isn't soft and acidic then you would want to use RO water. An active substrate (like aquasoil) helps buffer the water and keep the pH lower. ...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-05-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 902
Posted By oblongshrimp
Are you starting with RO water or tap? What...

Are you starting with RO water or tap? What substrate do you have
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-31-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 824
Posted By oblongshrimp
Thanks James! clo1_2000 there is also a...

Thanks James!

clo1_2000 there is also a Salty Shrimp Shrimp Mineral GH/KH+ That increases KH by .5 for every 1 increase in GH. That is what I use for my Neo species.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-30-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 824
Posted By oblongshrimp
It is all relative, I have a couple thousand...

It is all relative, I have a couple thousand dollars worth of shrimp so $30 is not expensive. If it allows even an extra 1% to survive to adulthood it has more then paid for itself.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-28-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 824
Posted By oblongshrimp
Salty Shrimp Bee Shrimp GH+ was designed for CRS...

Salty Shrimp Bee Shrimp GH+ was designed for CRS and other softwater shrimp and seems to be the current favorite among most shrimp keepers because it works well and is cheaper then the other...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-14-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By oblongshrimp
Seems like the club soda would kill the Marimo...

Seems like the club soda would kill the Marimo balls.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-05-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 113,411
Posted By oblongshrimp
That is a lot of eggs for a shrimp that breeds in...

That is a lot of eggs for a shrimp that breeds in freshwater! how big is it?
Forum: Fish 06-29-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 456
Posted By oblongshrimp
I had a school of adults in my 120gal tank (about...

I had a school of adults in my 120gal tank (about 6 of them) and they seemed to keep the BBA under control. They preferred flakes but they were constantly cleaning the plants as well.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-28-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 701
Posted By oblongshrimp
I have some of them who are breeding. They fight...

I have some of them who are breeding. They fight quite a bit so I think I need to start moving the berried females into a different tank so the babies or females don't get attacked as much.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-24-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By oblongshrimp
That is not a big difference and over time with...

That is not a big difference and over time with feedings and supplements your TDS will creep up to that level anyways. If you wanted to raise it though you can use a product like Mosura TDS Up.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-24-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By oblongshrimp
I did cherries and other neo species in 155gal...

I did cherries and other neo species in 155gal stock tanks outside when I lived in Phoenix. Your biggest problem will be keeping the dragonfly nymph and things like that out of the tanks since they...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-11-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 460
Posted By oblongshrimp
My CPO's are mean and not only attack each other...

My CPO's are mean and not only attack each other but I have noticed far fewer blue rili's since adding the CPO's
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-11-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 795
Posted By oblongshrimp
15gal is not included in Petco's $1/gal sale

15gal is not included in Petco's $1/gal sale
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-10-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 795
Posted By oblongshrimp
I would suggest the 4 15gal tanks or the...

I would suggest the 4 15gal tanks or the 10gallons if you want to build a stand for them. I keep neos and caridinas separate since as you said they have different water preferences. If you are...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-03-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By oblongshrimp
Unless you were talking about bamboo shrimp or...

Unless you were talking about bamboo shrimp or maybe large amanos they probably wouldn't last long. Amanos may even get pestered to death themselves.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-02-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,098
Posted By oblongshrimp
No larval stage. I would say they are more...

No larval stage. I would say they are more difficult then CRS.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-29-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By oblongshrimp
I have been using GlasGarten Bacter AE to...

I have been using GlasGarten Bacter AE to increase the biofilm in my Sulawesi tanks (works really well!) and then the snowflake food to provide something for them to pick at when they want. The...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-27-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,098
Posted By oblongshrimp
Not sure what the lifespan is on these guys. Yes...

Not sure what the lifespan is on these guys. Yes I think the Salty Shrimp makes them way easier to keep
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