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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   07-09-2012, 02:15 PM
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Views: 677
Posted By Mike Hawk
They look like good changes to me

They look like good changes to me
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-11-2012, 04:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 590
Posted By Mike Hawk
crystal shrimp kind of require specific...

crystal shrimp kind of require specific parameters as in TDS, GH, KH to be happy.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-11-2012, 03:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 590
Posted By Mike Hawk
How clean is your water, as in floating stuff?...

How clean is your water, as in floating stuff? For a long time my crs would not come out from behind the sponge filter i later read that they were hanging around it because the water was the cleanest...
Forum: Equipment   06-05-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By Mike Hawk
What TDS Meter do you suggest?

I have been looking around for a TDS meter but there are so many to go through i thought it would be best to just ask you guys. So what TDS meter do you suggest for someone on a budget? I would like...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-04-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,673
Posted By Mike Hawk
get your new neo's and as you see the rcs pull...

get your new neo's and as you see the rcs pull them out. its going to be months before they can breed.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-04-2012, 01:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 757
Posted By Mike Hawk
This is why i stopped using heaters in my tank, i...

This is why i stopped using heaters in my tank, i rather my tank get to 68 deg at night than have it kill everything. I have used two different heaters in my tank both of them different brands and...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-01-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,272
Posted By Mike Hawk
do you know how true those cbs breed?

do you know how true those cbs breed?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-30-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 909
Posted By Mike Hawk
females will still drop eggs without a male

females will still drop eggs without a male
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-19-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,035
Posted By Mike Hawk
Oh god by any chance did you happen to be doing a...

Oh god by any chance did you happen to be doing a chicken blood sacrifice in the other room. Watch out the shrimp is going to crawl out in the middle of the night to terrorize you!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-19-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,884
Posted By Mike Hawk
I use HOB filters AquaClear 30's on my 20G long...

I use HOB filters AquaClear 30's on my 20G long tanks But if i was not so poor i would definitely like to use canister filters.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-19-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By Mike Hawk
Yeah neo shrimp are strong suckers they were...

Yeah neo shrimp are strong suckers they were starting to go to town on the CBS when i found her. She had already lost all her legs and most of her head when i saw her. That's with me kinda of...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-18-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 529
Posted By Mike Hawk
Great choice you wont regret it.

Great choice you wont regret it.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-18-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By Mike Hawk
CBS molted, got berried, then died in the span of 4 hours...

Well this morning I was watching my tank as I usually do and out of the side of my eye I saw my CBS start molting. It was amazing and looked rather violent. Well an hour passes and I go look at the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-18-2012, 01:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,413
Posted By Mike Hawk
turkey baster and a net is the best way to remove...

turkey baster and a net is the best way to remove snails. Suck them into the baster then squeeze them into the net that is resting on top of the tank with the netting in the water. My sister removed...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-18-2012, 01:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,635
Posted By Mike Hawk
I think the Mosura/Shirakura/Borneowild stuff is...

I think the Mosura/Shirakura/Borneowild stuff is great for expensive shrimp but as i only have s grade CRS and blue pearls i don't really need it. Im sure ill start using it as soon as i move up on...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-18-2012, 12:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,635
Posted By Mike Hawk
^+1 Effect on TDS would be nice

^+1 Effect on TDS would be nice
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-18-2012, 12:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,635
Posted By Mike Hawk
Green Leaf Aquatics Ultimate GH Booster, Ok for shrimp?

I picked up a pound of this stuff back before I knew anything about keeping planted tanks under suggestion of someone on here. I never used this stuff because my tap water is liquid rock already. Now...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-17-2012, 03:34 AM
Replies: 2,144
Views: 212,570
Posted By Mike Hawk
What about the necklace idea with 2 smaller...

What about the necklace idea with 2 smaller diameter PVC between the others or aybe 15 PVC rings roped together that are slightly smaller in diameter but the same height.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-17-2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Mike Hawk
I'm sure you could raise OEBT in a 5g breeding...

I'm sure you could raise OEBT in a 5g breeding might be slow but if you keep the parameters in check you should be fine. The problem is going to come down the road when you want/need more space....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-17-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 2,144
Views: 212,570
Posted By Mike Hawk
Here is my idea Drill 2 holes in each pvc...

Here is my idea

Drill 2 holes in each pvc pipe
Run some type of rope through the holes
set the PVC tubes in place
Tie the rope tightly to keep the PVC from moving.
The finished product would...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-17-2012, 01:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By Mike Hawk
This is the best way to ship or move shrimp I...

This is the best way to ship or move shrimp I have come across. Many people ship this way. If something is wrong please correct me im always happy to learn.

1. Get a solid box.
2. Line the inside...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-17-2012, 01:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,652
Posted By Mike Hawk
that sucks man it looks like the seller dumped...

that sucks man it looks like the seller dumped his culls on you. I hope you did not pay to much for these.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-16-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 65,776
Posted By Mike Hawk
Very nice, easy to read with a lot of great...

Very nice, easy to read with a lot of great information. Should be a sticky so anyone looking to get into shrimp has quick access to great info.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-16-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,830
Posted By Mike Hawk
I have never had any problems from moss balls. I...

I have never had any problems from moss balls. I would look into what else is causing the problems. Test your water maybe do a 50% water change. I have had my moss balls in with my shrimp for months...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-16-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 659
Posted By Mike Hawk
is their any way you can get that gh and kh down,...

is their any way you can get that gh and kh down, its very high for most shrimp you might try cardinal shrimp those parameters look like they would go fine in.
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