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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-27-2014, 08:16 PM
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Posted By MarkPeggie
Nice .

Nice .
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-07-2012, 10:51 PM
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Views: 10,082
Posted By MarkPeggie
Hello ,Tonight i was trying something similar ,I...

Hello ,Tonight i was trying something similar ,I have a 60 liter CRS tank with 20 odd higher grade CRS my problem is my ph tends to rise over time to around 7.5 .

I do use RO water and peat to...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-01-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By MarkPeggie
Thats a nice picture ,and as someones already...

Thats a nice picture ,and as someones already said it looks like more are on the way ....congrats
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-01-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,516
Posted By MarkPeggie
Thumbs up Thats good conclusions to come to ,so i stand...

Thats good conclusions to come to ,so i stand corrected ...

Bombings not so bad after all if you know what your doing .
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-01-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,516
Posted By MarkPeggie
wow thats interesting ,i was under the impression...

wow thats interesting ,i was under the impression shrimp couldnt live in pure R/O water ....

do you supplement the water with anything ?

Mark
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-01-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,516
Posted By MarkPeggie
How about this for an idea to test your theory...

How about this for an idea to test your theory that osmotic shock cant happen with shrimp .

Put some shrimp in pure R/O water and see what happens ?

Mark
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-01-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,516
Posted By MarkPeggie
hi again You could be onto something with...

hi again

You could be onto something with the semipermeable membrane idea because i know crabs take in water when they want to molt ,so they have some kind of control .

But then i thought of...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-01-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,516
Posted By MarkPeggie
Thumbs down boooo bad method boooooo

Hello

I tried this method today with my new BKK ..... some of them exploded while the others imploded !!! Thanks OP !!! JK

How about osmotic shock ?
...
Forum: Aquascaping 06-10-2011, 12:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,416
Posted By MarkPeggie
it looks fantastic ,i wish i could creat...

it looks fantastic ,i wish i could creat something like that !!!
Forum: Algae 06-10-2011, 12:02 AM
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Views: 259
Posted By MarkPeggie
String algae

What causes string algae the long thread like filimented stuff ?

Its the only type of algae i seem to get thank the gods because its easy to remove ...

tank specs typicaly in all my tanks...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-09-2011, 11:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,627
Posted By MarkPeggie
this is what i think it is ,lack of nutrients...

this is what i think it is ,lack of nutrients combined with to long a photo period .
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-08-2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,165
Posted By MarkPeggie
Thats one coooooooooooooooooooool shrimp !!!

Thats one coooooooooooooooooooool shrimp !!!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-08-2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,868
Posted By MarkPeggie
I think the opposite would be true ,a better...

I think the opposite would be true ,a better picture would confirm its balloon head .
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-08-2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,233
Posted By MarkPeggie
Drip acclimation is more harmful??? ...

Drip acclimation is more harmful???

Incorrect .



Possible ph crash i think caused by a combination of Co2 and low Gh .
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-07-2011, 11:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,868
Posted By MarkPeggie
it looks like a balloon head and maybe should...

it looks like a balloon head and maybe should have been culled ?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-06-2011, 11:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,675
Posted By MarkPeggie
i used salt to kill planaria in my CRS tank ,at 1...

i used salt to kill planaria in my CRS tank ,at 1 level tsp per 2 gallons .

2 days after did a good gravel vacum and 50 % water change ,all shrimp are alive and i have babies .

frogbits roots...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-31-2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,198
Posted By MarkPeggie
Spelling police alert ne naw neh naw woo woo...

Spelling police alert ne naw neh naw woo woo woo:bounce:
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-31-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,115
Posted By MarkPeggie
Iv had a few distasters over the years . ...

Iv had a few distasters over the years .

1.Leaving a discus tank to my brothers care while i went on holiday for 3 weeks ,came back to find 6 dead discus and the substrate covered in flakes..my...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-31-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,896
Posted By MarkPeggie
Yes nothing to worry about :D

Yes nothing to worry about :D
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-31-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,896
Posted By MarkPeggie
Copper sulfate is very highly toxic to Caridina...

Copper sulfate is very highly toxic to Caridina sp at 0.072 ppm

Source

http://www.pesticideinfo.org/List_AquireAcuteSum.jsp?Rec_Id=PC33538&Taxa_Group=Crustaceans&offset=0

Although i was...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-21-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,553
Posted By MarkPeggie
As has been said above ,if your going to go and...

As has been said above ,if your going to go and get high grades you may as well pay the cash and buy yourself an RO unit because it will save you lots of hassle in the end ..
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-21-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,369
Posted By MarkPeggie
You gave her half refund for the DOAs so you have...

You gave her half refund for the DOAs so you have done your part ,its not your fault if the rest die because she doesnt know what shes doing ..

Anyways i wouldnt lose sleep over it just block her...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-21-2011, 01:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 753
Posted By MarkPeggie
if you just want to see different patterns and...

if you just want to see different patterns and blotches you really dont have to do much ,just let them breed .
But if you want to see higher grades you will have to remove the less desirable grades...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-21-2011, 01:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,092
Posted By MarkPeggie
I have alot of them in my cherry tank...

I have alot of them in my cherry tank ,interesting thing is i think i see a few colour variation .... mostly clear ones with some red some yellow and some green .....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-21-2011, 12:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,723
Posted By MarkPeggie
another way to tell is where the swimming legs...

another way to tell is where the swimming legs are (Paraepods) even in the younger females you can sometimes tell its a girl by the shape of the plates covering the legs at the back .
In Males...
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