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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-27-2006, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 906
Posted By jeep8rus
Just an update to say some of my females seem to...

Just an update to say some of my females seem to be pregnant now! Woohoo!

I was just looking at the tank and saw some exoskeletons floating around so I wanted to see how much bigger they were....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-12-2006, 11:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 873
Posted By jeep8rus
10 Gallon Planted

Felt like posting a photo of my potential-breeding tank. I got 10 cherries from vinnymac about a month ago and they're definately growing. I've seen a few exoskeletons shed and they're about 3/4 inch...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-11-2006, 11:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,089
Posted By jeep8rus
Taking down the tank to focus on my 55.

Taking down the tank to focus on my 55.
Forum: DIY   02-11-2006, 11:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,291
Posted By jeep8rus
I didn't know if DIY excel had been discussed...

I didn't know if DIY excel had been discussed yet. My dad's a chemist so I'll see what he thinks.

I have to mail order it which makes it more expensive for me.

-Russ
Forum: DIY   02-11-2006, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,291
Posted By jeep8rus
Could you make your own Flourish Excel?

topic?

I found this link : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glutaraldehyde

Where they state that flourish excel is an isomer of glutaraldehyde...

-Russ
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-05-2006, 11:40 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 30,389
Posted By jeep8rus
I'm going the same way as Ernie mentioned. I set...

I'm going the same way as Ernie mentioned. I set up a 10 gallon tank to breed cherry shrimp because I didn't want them to become snacks.

I also had put a few ghost shrimp in my tanks as tester...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-05-2006, 05:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,232
Posted By jeep8rus
Fantastic wilds! (got some myself though I just...

Fantastic wilds! (got some myself though I just went back to bb)

-Russ
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-31-2006, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 906
Posted By jeep8rus
Yeah, I've had them in the tank now for about a...

Yeah, I've had them in the tank now for about a week and they're nice and active. I have the room temp at around 74 degress.

-Russ
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-20-2006, 12:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 906
Posted By jeep8rus
Okay, thanks for the info everyone! I think the...

Okay, thanks for the info everyone! I think the smallest spare heater I have is a 100w. I was just trying to avoid any equipment in the tank.

I'll try it heaterless and see how it goes for the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-19-2006, 05:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 906
Posted By jeep8rus
I'm getting some cherries from vinnymac in the...

I'm getting some cherries from vinnymac in the next day or so, and I wanted to breed a few in case my fish decided to snack on them. I would hate having some mailed to me just to feed to my fish. :)...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-19-2006, 04:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 906
Posted By jeep8rus
Shrimp Tank w/o filter and heater?

Do I need a heater and mechanical filter for a heavily planted 10 gallon shrimp-only breeder tank if my ambient temperature is 72 degrees? I have a minute amount of movement from my co2 diffuser.
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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-11-2006, 01:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,554
Posted By jeep8rus
80ppm?? I thought 30 ppm was the safest...

80ppm??

I thought 30 ppm was the safest level you could keep it? What's your kH and pH now?

To combat algae it's recommended to up your co2 to 30ppm, but make sure your nutrient level is good...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-05-2006, 05:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,089
Posted By jeep8rus
40 gallon journal (56k warning)

Taking down the tank to focus on my 55.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-04-2006, 02:04 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 28,458
Posted By jeep8rus
rain, I just wanted to say I love your setup and...

rain, I just wanted to say I love your setup and you've convinced me to do a similar setup!

-Russ
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