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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-03-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,581
Posted By Polarize
Not caring about GH. In my experience, GH is more...

Not caring about GH. In my experience, GH is more important than PH. Also, another mistake was trying to do too much, causing too many sudden changes and consequently stressing out the shrimps.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   07-15-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 949
Posted By Polarize
In any case, don't panic and try to make drastic...

In any case, don't panic and try to make drastic changes. In my experience, those are what kills shrimp the fastest.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   07-15-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By Polarize
I'm pretty sure it's fine if everything else...

I'm pretty sure it's fine if everything else seems normal. The crack is usually just an indication that it's going to molt soon.
Forum: Other Websites   12-12-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 780
Posted By Polarize
Petco - Free $5 eGiftcard after any purchase. Today (12/12) only!

Got this directly from http://slickdeals.net/f/6550610-buy-something-now-and-petco-will-give-you-a-5-egc-good-for-your-next-purchase-items-as-low-as-1-2?p=64504472#post64504472

Buy something now...
Forum: Other Websites   08-19-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,412
Posted By Polarize
AquaClear HOB Power Filters 30g and 50g deal

Amazon has AquaClear HOB Power Filters for 30g and 50g that are at a good price: $25.99 at the time of posting: Amazon.com: AquaClear 70 Power Filter - 110 V, UL Listed (Includes AquaClear 70 Carbon,...
Forum: Other Websites   08-15-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 535
Posted By Polarize
Petsmart eGiftcards - 15% off and $5 off $70 purchase

Raise.com is offering Petsmart eGiftcards for 15% their value and there's a coupon code that's $5 off a $70 purchase. So a $200 value eGiftcard would be $165 in the end. They seem to only have a few...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-04-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,729
Posted By Polarize
Did not know they could cross at all! Very...

Did not know they could cross at all! Very interesting. Thanks for the great pics!
Forum: Other Websites   07-27-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 945
Posted By Polarize
Yes, there is. Once you click the link to their...

Yes, there is. Once you click the link to their site, a window pops up with the code. Though I think the code might be activated automatically either way and then the prices on the site reflect it....
Forum: Other Websites   07-27-2013, 12:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 945
Posted By Polarize
Thanks for doing the price check! I edited the...

Thanks for doing the price check! I edited the original post to note the possibility of cheaper options elsewhere.
Forum: Other Websites   07-26-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 945
Posted By Polarize
petsupplies.com - 25% off entire order, $4.99 shipping, $100 giftcard for $90

Just stumbled upon this. Haven't bought from them before, but prices seem fair enough? Be sure to compare prices with other places though (as bitFUUL pointed out below, places like bigalsonline could...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-21-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 717
Posted By Polarize
Thanks for the advice, plamski. I'm a little wary...

Thanks for the advice, plamski. I'm a little wary about doing water changes due to the babies, but perhaps a slow drip would be okay?

steven, the tank is a 20 gallon long and there are no other...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-21-2013, 02:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 717
Posted By Polarize
Deaths, Paraguard, and baby shrimp

I had a die-off of my CRS and some Fire Reds last week or two. Might have been due to bad food, overfeeding a bit (though I didn't think a piece the size of the smiley :confused: every other day for...
Forum: Other Websites   06-17-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,698
Posted By Polarize
PetSmart - $2 per gallon tank w/ hood & light included

Petsmart is having their supposed "biggest sale of the year" anniversary sale.

$2 per gallon tanks with hood and lights included. Not too bad of a deal, I'd say.
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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-26-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,545
Posted By Polarize
Thanks for the responses guys!

Thanks for the responses guys!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-26-2013, 03:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,545
Posted By Polarize
Leaving alder cones in the tank? And how many?

Is it okay to just leave alder cones in the tank and not take them out/leave them to decay?

Also, about how many should I put into a 20 gallon long (they're about dime-sized and smaller)? Or...
Forum: Other Websites   09-01-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 854
Posted By Polarize
Petco 20% off in-store purchase

Petco's offering a 20% off Next Regularly-Priced Transaction coupon. Expires 9/3/12. Note that some exclusions apply.
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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-20-2012, 02:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 999
Posted By Polarize
Would you mind sharing the water parameters of...

Would you mind sharing the water parameters of the tanks without the fluval stratum? I also agreed that good stock can make the difference. I believe ykh breeds her shrimp in bare bottom (and I think...
Forum: Other Websites   08-10-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 732
Posted By Polarize
Petco $5 off $25 coupon. Valid 8/11/12 & 8/12/12

For anyone planning to head to Petco this weekend and want to save $5. Valid 8/11/12 & 8/12/12 only. Requires a Petco Pals Reward Card, but its free to sign up for one.
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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-10-2012, 04:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,354
Posted By Polarize
Parameters sound alright to me. Maybe the adults...

Parameters sound alright to me. Maybe the adults are just not that used to the (relatively) low pH? Perhaps the babies seem okay because they have been in the water since birth and are just used to...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-06-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,573
Posted By Polarize
Temperature perhaps? I had a die-off earlier in...

Temperature perhaps? I had a die-off earlier in the summer but deaths basically stopped for me after I attached a clip on fan that runs during the day to keep the temperature around 72-76. I also...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   07-25-2012, 12:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,341
Posted By Polarize
so jelly!!! any chance you'll have some for sale...

so jelly!!! any chance you'll have some for sale some time? ;)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   07-23-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,449
Posted By Polarize
I kept a pair of CRS in pH of about 7.6 some...

I kept a pair of CRS in pH of about 7.6 some months back and the female kept on berrying basically monthly for 3 months. It was a 10 gallon tank, moderately planted, regular petco gravel. Used plain...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   07-21-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,604
Posted By Polarize
Crayfish? None that I know of. The most docile...

Crayfish? None that I know of. The most docile ones I know are marbled crayfish. But they are definitely not plant safe.

How about vampire shrimp? They almost look like crays lol. Aquastar had a...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   07-21-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,253
Posted By Polarize
I think some of mine were like that. Not as solid...

I think some of mine were like that. Not as solid as yours though! But they colored up to be red eventually. Interesting either way!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   07-21-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,981
Posted By Polarize
I wonder what would happen if you bred these with...

I wonder what would happen if you bred these with blue pearls
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