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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-09-2014, 09:32 AM
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Posted By fahad.hasan
To be honest, I am not feeling comfortable with...

To be honest, I am not feeling comfortable with the temperature. Even if I get a auto top off system installed, I dont think it would be the ideal environment for CRS, at best it could be a nice...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-07-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,812
Posted By fahad.hasan
how about I place a piece of 2 liters ice and let...

how about I place a piece of 2 liters ice and let it drip all day long? :D If I get the size right, do you think it would do the trick?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-07-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,812
Posted By fahad.hasan
I was planning on dripping but yes, even so, it...

I was planning on dripping but yes, even so, it would cause large swings in TDS/GH/pH... let me check if I can get an auto-top off system. Thanks for the advice. :)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-06-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,812
Posted By fahad.hasan
Also, the water temp gets close to 30C during...

Also, the water temp gets close to 30C during summer... I can use two small fans to bring it down to 26/27 (I will have to top off 2 litres of RO water everyday though)... is that okay? I can put a...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-06-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,812
Posted By fahad.hasan
What do you suggest for additives?

What do you suggest for additives?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-02-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,812
Posted By fahad.hasan
My tap water comes at TDS 250+ and I dont want to...

My tap water comes at TDS 250+ and I dont want to put anything inside the tank unless I know exactly what it is.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-02-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,812
Posted By fahad.hasan
I thought only Amazonia leaches ammonia? I was...

I thought only Amazonia leaches ammonia? I was planning to use 3 litres of Malaya and 1 litres of Amazonia... last time 3 litres of Amazonia took around a week to cycle, I used matured filter media...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-01-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,812
Posted By fahad.hasan
I have seen some pro breeders using Old Sea Mud...

I have seen some pro breeders using Old Sea Mud and Bacteria + Bacteria food to kick start a proper biological balance. We dont have much products available here, so I was thinking of using only...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-01-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,812
Posted By fahad.hasan
Yes, I can definitely do that! But yet so, I...

Yes, I can definitely do that! But yet so, I might have to wait for a few months for the shrimps to actually arrive in our LFS. Its not very common and requires special order.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-01-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,812
Posted By fahad.hasan
My plan for CRS breeding tank

Hi, after failing horribly last time, I have come up with a new plan to setup a CRS breeding tank. Please bear with me as I describe what I have in my mind. Feel free to fill me in on anything I've...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-31-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 694
Posted By fahad.hasan
CRS breeding tank setup guide

Can anyone give me a detailed guide to setting up a CRS breeding tank? Something that is to the point and includes pictures?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-31-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 774
Posted By fahad.hasan
I was using RO water to avoid unknown factors....

I was using RO water to avoid unknown factors. But, I think my mistake was trying to do a planted tank and a CRS tank together. Next time, I will go for a shrimp breeding tank with Sponge or DIY PVC...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-30-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 774
Posted By fahad.hasan
I have lost 8 of them, that was exactly what I...

I have lost 8 of them, that was exactly what I started with so right now I am out of CRS. I guess I'll have to restart. I think I made a few mistakes along the way. I will be setting up a new tank...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-28-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 774
Posted By fahad.hasan
Unhappy What went wrong?

Two months ago I started setting up a new tank for CRS. Its a 12 cube tank, hold roughly 8 gallons of water. I have used ADA Amazonia II as a substrate. Plants are Rotala Rotundifolia, St Repens...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   10-01-2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,868
Posted By fahad.hasan
^ thanks for the compliments! We dont have any...

^ thanks for the compliments! We dont have any versions other then zebra nerites in here. I have currently put 3 pairs of yellow shrimps in it. Despite a few initial issues, the bowl has been running...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-11-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,868
Posted By fahad.hasan
True, I don't think I have any option other than...

True, I don't think I have any option other than shrimps.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-11-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By fahad.hasan
What about the TDS and Chloride reading?

What about the TDS and Chloride reading?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-11-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By fahad.hasan
First of all I don't know a good source of...

First of all I don't know a good source of distilled water... I know I buy bottled distilled water to put inside my car battery but dont think they are the same... and can you please give me some...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-11-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By fahad.hasan
Bottled mineral water for a 5g shrimp bowl?

I was wondering if its wise to use bottled mineral water (or mixed with tap water) to keep some of the sensitive species i.e Black Bee, Crystal Red etc. However, the country I live in do have have...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-10-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,868
Posted By fahad.hasan
I've kept Boraras Brigittae at past. Rainbow...

I've kept Boraras Brigittae at past. Rainbow fishes are not very common in here and the same goes for killies.
I like the Galaxy Rasbora and guess what, right now they are available in my local...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-10-2013, 03:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,868
Posted By fahad.hasan
I can not use a heating pad inside since It will...

I can not use a heating pad inside since It will mess up the setup. I dont intent to use any heater. I want to know if there are anything other than shrimps which I can keep in here :)
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-09-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,868
Posted By fahad.hasan
My 5g iBowl (Iwagumi Bowl)

Hi, greetings from Bangladesh!
I am new here! I am a planted tank enthusiast and a total newbie! Let me start by sharing my last project, a 5 gallons Iwagumi bowl (details in my blog...
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