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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-07-2015, 07:25 AM
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Posted By jumpsmasher
market value? Prices are set by the breeder /...

market value? Prices are set by the breeder / importers; market value is set by the prices people are willing to spend. Usually the people spending the money on the higher grade PRL's base their...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-05-2015, 02:49 AM
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Posted By jumpsmasher
well if you want entry level PRL I would just get...

well if you want entry level PRL I would just get them the E1's directly from Blue Crown. But honestly if you have been quite successful with CRS I would jsut save up for a few higher grades ones. ...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-03-2015, 07:03 PM
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Posted By jumpsmasher
Well that is the issue right there... culls will...

Well that is the issue right there... culls will not always have better colour than high quality CRS. i mean there is a reason why they are culls - the standard will vary from breeder to breeder but...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-02-2015, 03:29 AM
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Posted By jumpsmasher
yes, always a possibility when dealing with...

yes, always a possibility when dealing with shrimps site unseen - ask for photos of the actual shrimps you are getting - one of the main disadvantage of the pattern based grading system that is used...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-02-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 28
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Posted By jumpsmasher
if the sellers has photos of the parents or the...

if the sellers has photos of the parents or the colony of where they come from; it should give you an idea of what to expect - but ya usually takes a few days for shrimps to color up after shipping
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-12-2015, 12:57 AM
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Posted By jumpsmasher
I use Africana + Amazonia in all my PRL tanks...

I use Africana + Amazonia in all my PRL tanks usually at around 1:2 ratio. My pH usually around 5.2 - 5.4. when I use them with UGF I like using Africana as my base layer as they are hard and...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-26-2014, 04:38 AM
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Posted By jumpsmasher
With my rabbit snails i find that they are...

With my rabbit snails i find that they are usually pretty shy for the few first week. During this phrase they usually don't take prepared food and would rather mow down plants, sift thru the sand or...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-11-2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,424
Posted By jumpsmasher
I won't exacting use the word "culling" with them...

I won't exacting use the word "culling" with them as they are all fairly good looking shrimps but i do plan on pairing a few off that I like the most.

Max from Benibachi USA/ Fancy Shrimps is the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-09-2013, 05:25 AM
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Posted By jumpsmasher
In my experience low grade PRL don't look much...

In my experience low grade PRL don't look much different than regular CRS. Depending on the breeder and how many generations that line has been line breed you *might* see things like larger sizes...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-15-2013, 02:17 AM
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Posted By jumpsmasher
Now that looks like a pure line snow white /...

Now that looks like a pure line snow white / golden bee (as contradictory as that sound!) This was what i was talking about when refering to line breed ones from pure line breeder on the other forum...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-02-2013, 09:37 PM
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Posted By jumpsmasher
very nice photos and very dreamy shrimps!

very nice photos and very dreamy shrimps!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-01-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,982
Posted By jumpsmasher
Do you any existing shrimp tank(s) that is up and...

Do you any existing shrimp tank(s) that is up and running already?

If you do and your parameters are in check, I would just put them in there temporarily as long as it is shrimp safe (i.e no...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-01-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,490
Posted By jumpsmasher
Wow! very stunning? did those come from regular...

Wow! very stunning? did those come from regular tiger shrimps?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-01-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,982
Posted By jumpsmasher
Forgot to say add some mineral stones - won't...

Forgot to say add some mineral stones - won't help with the prep but you should have some anyways.

Adding something like purigen or those ammonia absorbing balls (benibachi or ebiken) won't hurt...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-01-2013, 05:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,982
Posted By jumpsmasher
what are the parameters of your cycled tanks? ...

what are the parameters of your cycled tanks?

I too would recommended using ADA Amazonia but in this situation it won't work for you as leeches ammonia for the first while and will take at least...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-19-2012, 02:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,606
Posted By jumpsmasher
I am not sure that it does specifically to help...

I am not sure that it does specifically to help pregnant females but I started using it about a year ago because a had a few young shrimps die due to bad molts. Been dosing it 1-2 two times a week...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-28-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 54,406
Posted By jumpsmasher
the oddball in my PFR colony... ...

the oddball in my PFR colony...

http://i1242.photobucket.com/albums/gg525/jumpsmasher/DSCF1068.jpg
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-01-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,393
Posted By jumpsmasher
wow, awesome looking shrimps! Are you going...

wow, awesome looking shrimps!

Are you going to be selling (and shipping) any of your shrimps within Canada?
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