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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-26-2014, 06:53 PM
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Posted By bostoneric
I love fissidens but feel flame moss is even...

I love fissidens but feel flame moss is even better for shrimp. provides much more surface area since it grows up tall and is open enough for babies to full grown to get within the the patch.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-26-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 297
Posted By bostoneric
part of having a shrimp tank. no fish = no...

part of having a shrimp tank. no fish = no predators to keep these things in check.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-26-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 699
Posted By bostoneric
sorry to hear about your loss Chi

sorry to hear about your loss Chi
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-24-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By bostoneric
actually i think i saw a FB post in recent weeks...

actually i think i saw a FB post in recent weeks where somebody did cross these 2.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-24-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By bostoneric
start here. ...

start here.

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=176557
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-24-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 288
Posted By bostoneric
I wouldnt change it. TDS will naturally creep up....

I wouldnt change it. TDS will naturally creep up. starting a bit lower isnt a bad thing.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-24-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 513
Posted By bostoneric
yeah but nothing like ADA!

yeah but nothing like ADA!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-21-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 513
Posted By bostoneric
if you are willing to try similar options you can...

if you are willing to try similar options you can get controsoil or brightwell soil
both very similar to amazonia without leaching.

http://www.controsoil.com/home.html
available on amazon
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-21-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By bostoneric
rabbit snails love to eat plants so be careful.

rabbit snails love to eat plants so be careful.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-21-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 350
Posted By bostoneric
myth. what shortens the life of your substrate is...

myth. what shortens the life of your substrate is using water that the substrate has to buffer harder.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-19-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 651
Posted By bostoneric
looks good Chi. nice and simple. best way to do...

looks good Chi. nice and simple. best way to do things
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-18-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 767
Posted By bostoneric
pintos still hold resale value. if you get for...

pintos still hold resale value. if you get for $120 (either too high for 1 color or amazing deal for other colors) and they breed quality you should be able to get close to that. but pintos breed 80%...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-17-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By bostoneric
also give them time to settle in. they are...

also give them time to settle in. they are stressed right now so not showing their color.

but I would make a point to contact the seller if what you received isnt what was advertised.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-17-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 767
Posted By bostoneric
spot on Scott. 100% agree with this. especially...

spot on Scott. 100% agree with this.
especially the last part.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-15-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 767
Posted By bostoneric
bingo. 2 great points.

bingo. 2 great points.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-15-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 767
Posted By bostoneric
so once they leave the breeders control and no...

so once they leave the breeders control and no longer are within (this case) her culling and grading standards they should no longer be marketed as their shrimp. so thus B. you can try to sell at...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-14-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,151
Posted By bostoneric
care to share where you bought these from?

care to share where you bought these from?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-12-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By bostoneric
surface agitation is important but so is high...

surface agitation is important but so is high oxygenated water for the shrimplets.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-11-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By bostoneric
shrimp tanks dont need much water flow, if they...

shrimp tanks dont need much water flow, if they are being blown around its too much.
I dont see any bubbles which are pretty important.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-11-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By bostoneric
following this... there are MANY PRL breeders out...

following this... there are MANY PRL breeders out there so do you best to get the best pricing for best quality. dont get caught up in the name "PRL". I've seen many called this but their quality was...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-10-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 418
Posted By bostoneric
RO before any tap water. the issue with tap...

RO before any tap water.

the issue with tap water is how different it is all over the country and how different it is day to day even in areas with good tap water. Plus who knows what else is in...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-10-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 456
Posted By bostoneric
if you want to have success with shrimp you dont...

if you want to have success with shrimp you dont mix them with fish. no matter the fish if they can fit the shrimp in their mouth then they will.

ottos and panda loaches seem to be the only...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-10-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By bostoneric
PRL from which breeder, they all have different...

PRL from which breeder, they all have different price ranges from the various lines.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-09-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By bostoneric
I'll entertain the questions... how many and what...

I'll entertain the questions... how many and what type?

if you just want to import a "few shrimps" dont waste your time/$ trying to figure this out.

getting the license is easy and relatively...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-07-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By bostoneric
I'll pm you a few suggestions.

I'll pm you a few suggestions.
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