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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-02-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By ravensgate
It just takes time and patience. I've removed...

It just takes time and patience. I've removed hundreds of shrimp from a tank just to move the tank. Takes a few days and a few beers but I got it done;) Or just wait for the babies to get a little...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-02-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By ravensgate
+1 OR it was a female ready to be bred and too...

+1 OR it was a female ready to be bred and too many males got to her and forgot what they were there for. I've had that happen many times, just had to add more plants and hiding places. I have had...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-07-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 787
Posted By ravensgate
HEre are a couple of pics. Canister sits behind...

HEre are a couple of pics. Canister sits behind my bed. I've got two different size sponges on it because I ordered the wrong size...LOL. The screen I used on my Eheim 2213 was just not working...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-06-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 787
Posted By ravensgate
I do this with my canister filters. I can take a...

I do this with my canister filters. I can take a pic if you want.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-05-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,366
Posted By ravensgate
My setup creates micro bubbles just fine. PM me...

My setup creates micro bubbles just fine. PM me your email and I'll send you a video I just took of my setup to show the tiny micro bubbles in the water and that's on a canister. If you know what...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-05-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By ravensgate
Curiosity and new stuff. I can put my finger in...

Curiosity and new stuff. I can put my finger in the tank and they swarm it. LOL
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-05-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,366
Posted By ravensgate
I make my own spray bars for my tanks with...

I make my own spray bars for my tanks with canister filters. As said this is just a spraybar hooked up to an air filter on the outflow. I get my acrylic pipes at Petmountain, use dremel tool and a...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-20-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 801
Posted By ravensgate
I start with a low dose the first day or two then...

I start with a low dose the first day or two then move to the full dose. Remember to remove any carbon or purigen off the filters while you are dosing.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-20-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 801
Posted By ravensgate
Vorticella. Best cure is a salt dip unless you...

Vorticella. Best cure is a salt dip unless you have a lot of shrimp affected and need to dose the whole tank, I"ve used Paraguard with success.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-14-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 495
Posted By ravensgate
Just throwing this out there but neos don't tend...

Just throwing this out there but neos don't tend to breed well with Amazonia. It drops the pH too low. I'd recommend trying some cheap crystals. They'd be cheaper from members here than what...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-11-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,253
Posted By ravensgate
USPS Priority is what is being discussed here. ...

USPS Priority is what is being discussed here. It's not a guaranteed service, it's 2 days to most locations but it can sometimes takes weeks. I don't know of any 'flawless' shipping service. Even...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-07-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By ravensgate
GH/KH test kits (both in one kit) are under $10. ...

GH/KH test kits (both in one kit) are under $10. Those strips you used are wildly inaccurate so I wouldn't even think about getting those again. Always top off with RO water, never tap or your GH...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-07-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By ravensgate
Nothing. I feed my shrimp organic zucchini,...

Nothing. I feed my shrimp organic zucchini, sliced thin, blanched. Then I lay them on paper plates to freeze for about 20 minutes then toss into a freezer bag. Keeps them from sticking together as...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-07-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By ravensgate
She could have been attacked. They are extremely...

She could have been attacked. They are extremely vulnerable after a molt. That's how females get eaten if one or more males get on them down after a molt and forget what they are actually SUPPOSED...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-29-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By ravensgate
TDS Up by Mosura will raise TDS and not affect...

TDS Up by Mosura will raise TDS and not affect the GH. So will Azoo Minerals
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-28-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By ravensgate
+1, lava rocks inert, no issues with params

+1, lava rocks inert, no issues with params
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-28-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By ravensgate
20-30 days. CONGRATS

20-30 days. CONGRATS
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-28-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By ravensgate
Depends on what you want to do. If you want to...

Depends on what you want to do. If you want to try at tibees and have multiple tanks and be willing to invest years in culling, throw them together. If you don't care either way, throw them...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-28-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By ravensgate
I have a tangerine tibee (psuedo tibee) that just...

I have a tangerine tibee (psuedo tibee) that just dumped babies and she was bred with a CRS as I watched her being bred. THe babies are mostly CRS in coloration right now but I have a couple that...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-24-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 923
Posted By ravensgate
150-185

150-185
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-23-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By ravensgate
It's called chimera ...

It's called chimera

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chimera_%28genetics%29
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-23-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By ravensgate
I've raised plenty on Fluval. The new Fluval is...

I've raised plenty on Fluval. The new Fluval is AH-MAZING, love love love the new stuff and my shrimp are breeding like crazy on it. I also use Fluval minerals or Shirakura CA+ for remineralizing. ...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-21-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By ravensgate
+1 depends on a lot. I have a tank of wicked...

+1 depends on a lot. I have a tank of wicked aggressive crystals that have to be fed every day or they will start attacking each other. My Taiwans are fine every other day or every 3 days because...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-20-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 618
Posted By ravensgate
They are about to molt. That's what they do to...

They are about to molt. That's what they do to loosen the exoskeleton
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-10-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By ravensgate
GH and TDS too low. In my experience, GH lower...

GH and TDS too low. In my experience, GH lower than 5 and you will start seeing molting issues. TDS could go up another 50-100 and be safe for both the CRS and RCS. Neos tend to like much harder...
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