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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   08-06-2010, 03:40 PM
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Posted By bigshrimpin
I sell data collection hardware (barcoding). Pay...

I sell data collection hardware (barcoding). Pay can be good, but who wants to talk about barcode stuff all day?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-04-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,075
Posted By bigshrimpin
I thought it was going to be spiders...

I thought it was going to be spiders...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   04-04-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 970
Posted By bigshrimpin
You should never use PH up or PH down chemicals. ...

You should never use PH up or PH down chemicals. The best way to get the PH you want is to use a combo of RO and tap. You can also use tap and then inject CO2 which will allow you to bring down...
Forum: Plants   03-30-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,090
Posted By bigshrimpin
HG is my favorite. It grows fast and it looks...

HG is my favorite. It grows fast and it looks like a lawn because it looks so much like grass.
Forum: Aquascaping   03-26-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,457
Posted By bigshrimpin
Utricularia graminifolia easy to grow, looks...

Utricularia graminifolia
easy to grow, looks like grass, grows very dense...
Forum: Equipment   03-24-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By bigshrimpin
http://akamai.f3images.com/IMD/250/CO3175/CO3175_9...

http://akamai.f3images.com/IMD/250/CO3175/CO3175_99.jpg (http://www.plantedtank.net/6_Outlet_Hexo_Manifold_CO2_Manifolds_for_Aquariums-CO2-CO3175-FICOMN-2-vi.html)

I use this. I could not be...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   03-23-2010, 11:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,461
Posted By bigshrimpin
Brian's Tropicals

Brian's Tropicals
Forum: Plants   03-20-2010, 05:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By bigshrimpin
I am going to guess Mondo grass...

I am going to guess Mondo grass...
Forum: Algae   03-16-2010, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,973
Posted By bigshrimpin
2-3 days should do the trick.

2-3 days should do the trick.
Forum: Plants   03-16-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,272
Posted By bigshrimpin
remove as much cotton wool as you can. Break it...

remove as much cotton wool as you can. Break it into pieces little pieces that will have like a dozen little plants per piece. You should get like 20-30 pieces from two pots. Plant them about 2"...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-15-2010, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,079
Posted By bigshrimpin
I trim mine with some long stainless steel...

I trim mine with some long stainless steel aquarium scissors and it works for me.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-12-2010, 10:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By bigshrimpin
I don't think it does... It has usb interface...

I don't think it does... It has usb interface that I plug into my laptop and the software that it comes with takes care of the rest.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-12-2010, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By bigshrimpin
I am still figuring out the best way to take...

I am still figuring out the best way to take pictures. This camera has a video mode as well and it saves it in the exact format that YouTube uses. I will be trying that feature out this weekend!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-12-2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By bigshrimpin
close up of my shrimp

I just bought a camera on ebay for 40 dollars. It can take stills and also video. I am working on how to get better shots but this is what I came up with on my first try.

Pregnant Tiger
Red...
Forum: Equipment   03-10-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By bigshrimpin
zip tie!

zip tie!
Forum: Algae   03-08-2010, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 535
Posted By bigshrimpin
buy a few nerites and you will be fine.

buy a few nerites and you will be fine.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-08-2010, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 840
Posted By bigshrimpin
most of my males are 75-80% red. When...

most of my males are 75-80% red.
When selectivly breeding, choose the reddest shrimp right after the light comes on.

The easiest way to get redder shimp is to buy some with good genes.
Forum: Equipment   03-08-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,015
Posted By bigshrimpin
It broke when you filled it back up right? You...

It broke when you filled it back up right?
You have to turn off the heater when doing a water change or the rapid change on the glass surface will cause it to break.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-08-2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,486
Posted By bigshrimpin
what are the tank specs? we need more info...

what are the tank specs?
we need more info...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-19-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,086
Posted By bigshrimpin
If you're dosing EI at recommended amounts then...

If you're dosing EI at recommended amounts then the most likely deficiency is carbon.[/quote]


I totally agree. I have been using EI with great success.
Forum: Plants   02-19-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 3
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Views: 576
Posted By bigshrimpin
I would say to increase CO2 and see if anything...

I would say to increase CO2 and see if anything changes.
Forum: Algae   02-19-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By bigshrimpin
looks like green dust algae to me...any on the...

looks like green dust algae to me...any on the glass panes?
Hard to tell without close up shots.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-05-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,363
Posted By bigshrimpin
Agree 100%

Agree 100%
Forum: Algae   02-02-2010, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By bigshrimpin
one word... nerite

one word... nerite
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-02-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,016
Posted By bigshrimpin
In my experience, assassin snails only go for the...

In my experience, assassin snails only go for the larger snails like MTS and do not touch little pond snails. The only way I got rid of my pond snails is by using an air hose and ciphering them out...
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