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Forum: Equipment 06-24-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,480
Posted By Zezmo
These type of fittings can come in either...

These type of fittings can come in either straight thread or taper thread. So the first thing to figure out is whether it is a straight thread or a tapered thread.
Then, figure out the number of...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-25-2009, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,216
Posted By Zezmo
You can take a bamboo chopstick, and cut about...

You can take a bamboo chopstick, and cut about 3/4" off the pointy end. and jam that into the end of the air/CO2 line. It will produce bubbles about as fine as the limewood ones.
Forum: Aquascaping 06-18-2009, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,023
Posted By Zezmo
Up near Reno there should be a lot of nice...

Up near Reno there should be a lot of nice Natural rock in the hills away from town. Certainly lots of nice Grey and Black granites. Perhaps head over near the Truckee river a bit. There should be a...
Forum: Aquascaping 06-18-2009, 05:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,934
Posted By Zezmo
Even though my Paludarium is evenly land and...

Even though my Paludarium is evenly land and water, the Vampire Crabs (G. sp "Carnival" and G. sp "Blue") spend all thier time on the land side. Most of them have tug burrows, or have found a nook...
Forum: Fish 02-12-2009, 06:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,799
Posted By Zezmo
I think a Purple Spotted Gudgeon "Mogurnda...

I think a Purple Spotted Gudgeon "Mogurnda adspersa" would fit what you are looking for. A moderately aggressive fish that will eat any live food that will fit in its mouth (and its a big mouth)....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-17-2007, 11:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 491
Posted By Zezmo
I had some cherries in a a tank, with 6 very...

I had some cherries in a a tank, with 6 very young Angels. They lived together peacefully for about 6 months.
One day, a cherry was swimming around and an angel took a nip at him. That was it for...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-04-2007, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By Zezmo
I was wonderering the same thing a couple weeks...

I was wonderering the same thing a couple weeks ago, as I thought my betta might look real nice in one of my shrimp tanks. As a test, I threw 6 juveile cherries in with him. Two days later there were...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-03-2007, 04:49 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 87,680
Posted By Zezmo
Unlike most crypts, C parva, prefers higher...

Unlike most crypts, C parva, prefers higher light. It takes a while for it to settle its roots in, then it grows at a reasonable rate. In another tank, I started with about 5 plants, they grew to...
Forum: Fish 12-01-2007, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 762
Posted By Zezmo
You can feed them crushed flake, or Hikari First...

You can feed them crushed flake, or Hikari First Bites until they get larger. Keep the water very clean, and don't add anything that will eat em. They should grow very fast.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-30-2007, 11:13 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 87,680
Posted By Zezmo
Thanks Jen, I am a fan of parva too. It may take...

Thanks Jen, I am a fan of parva too. It may take a while to fill in completely. But, in the long run you can't beat it for a low maintenance foreground. BTW, all the Cryptocorynes came from...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-30-2007, 07:39 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 87,680
Posted By Zezmo
Here are a few shots of the shrimp tank I set up...

Here are a few shots of the shrimp tank I set up in my office:

http://www.wgwguild.com/images/office/Office11-07-5.jpg
http://www.wgwguild.com/images/office/Office11-07-3.jpg...
Forum: Fish 11-29-2007, 11:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,616
Posted By Zezmo
Rainbowfish will eat duckweed (Lemna minor). IME...

Rainbowfish will eat duckweed (Lemna minor). IME "Melanotaenia splendida inornata" and other Melanotaenia sp. will make short work of that stuff. Of course, if you stuff them with flake, they wont....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-28-2007, 06:04 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 138,510
Posted By Zezmo
Here is another little nasty that is found...

Here is another little nasty that is found sometimes in a planted tank.

Freshwater Bristle-worm:
http://www.wgwguild.com/images/albums/Fish/BristleWorm-1.jpg

They typically live deep in the...
Forum: Fish 11-27-2007, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By Zezmo
Botia sidthmunki I have kept a couple of...

Botia sidthmunki

I have kept a couple of these guys in with cherry shrimp. Being as the shrimp had lots of moss and other good hidey spots, the shrimp did fine. I am sure the loaches ate some of...
Forum: Lighting 11-27-2007, 05:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By Zezmo
http://www.ledwholesalers.com/store/index.php?act=...

http://www.ledwholesalers.com/store/index.php?act=viewProd&productId=220

Perhaps some LED spot lights like the one in the link above. They are 6700k, so the color would be nice. Over all they are...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-05-2006, 07:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,108
Posted By Zezmo
I almost forgot this image. It is a closeup of a...

I almost forgot this image. It is a closeup of a Black Cherry male. If you look just infront of him, there is a red male who is a bit out of focus. If you look carefully you can see they have almost...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-05-2006, 07:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,108
Posted By Zezmo
Looking at this thread (and the accompanying one...

Looking at this thread (and the accompanying one on another forum), it seems these are teh same or similar to shrimp that originally appeared in my Cherry population, and that have subsequently been...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-02-2006, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By Zezmo
My Cherry tank, which produces tons of shrimp,...

My Cherry tank, which produces tons of shrimp, has Honey Gourami's, a B-nose pleco, Cory's, Green Fire and Jellybean tetras.

I have never seen any fish eating a shrimp. And if they are, it is not...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-20-2006, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By Zezmo
I raised Ghosts for a long time, before tackling...

I raised Ghosts for a long time, before tackling more expensive shrimp. A nice inexpensive place to make kistakes and learn the ins and outs of shrimp keeping.

You may find, that after several...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-20-2006, 07:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,014
Posted By Zezmo
These black cherries have been multiplying like...

These black cherries have been multiplying like crazy in my main shrimp tank. Now that some of them are starting to reach full maturity and color, I tried to take a few pics of the best looking...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-20-2006, 07:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,014
Posted By Zezmo
I have been keeping Cherry shrimp since late last...

I have been keeping Cherry shrimp since late last year. As mentioned in an earlier thread, I started with 20 bright red females from King Aquarium, and 5 males from another SFBAAPS member (Jimmy)....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-20-2006, 07:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,014
Posted By Zezmo
I am "that guy" in the SFBAAPS who has been...

I am "that guy" in the SFBAAPS who has been getting the blackcherries. At this point, I am selling them only at SVAS auctions, or giving them to other SFBAAPS members. As teh population matures and...
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