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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates Yesterday, 01:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By Absolut Talent
I have seen something similar with my amano.......

I have seen something similar with my amano.... but I dont think that she was actually removing them and putting them back. Was moving too fast to get a good look.
But the only choices I saw from...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates Yesterday, 01:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 356
Posted By Absolut Talent
Where exactly do shrimp tank pests come from?

From what I googled, all it yields are how to exterminate them and what they are..... but I never have seen a definite answer as to WHERE they come from?

Planaria, hydra, nematodes, etc.... how...
Forum: Plants 09-17-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 353
Posted By Absolut Talent
I had some in my shrimp tank at first. Started...

I had some in my shrimp tank at first. Started with 3 that came with my shrimp
After 2 weeks, it completely covered the surface. Which wasnt that bad as it was the main plant in that tank. But doing...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-06-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 668
Posted By Absolut Talent
It is like [Ebay Link Removed] just a regular...

It is like [Ebay Link Removed]
just a regular ebay large double sponge filter on a Fusion 600 air pump .


I had 2 deaths in 2 days, and did a water change on the 2nd day after the death...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-05-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 668
Posted By Absolut Talent
Yes,i calibrated my test kit vs distilled, and i...

Yes,i calibrated my test kit vs distilled, and i checked my tap, no color change or very faint change.
I do not dose anything in this tank.
yes i treat my tap with prime before adding.

As far...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-05-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 668
Posted By Absolut Talent
All those numbers are where they usually are. ...

All those numbers are where they usually are.
GH and KH float around 10/11
TDS 180-200
ph was 7.4-7.6

Everything was constant. The only thing I didnt check as often was the nitrates.
and can...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-04-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 668
Posted By Absolut Talent
Between the filter and the plants that are...

Between the filter and the plants that are already in there, there's no more room for more plants
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-04-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 668
Posted By Absolut Talent
Tap is fine, comes out under 1ppm. Filter is a...

Tap is fine, comes out under 1ppm. Filter is a sponge filter. And is say it looked closer to 80+

No heat wave, temps constantly around 80. And how would increasing filtration help? If the nitrates...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-04-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 668
Posted By Absolut Talent
Cherry/fire red deaths figured out :(

I thought my one a week waterchange was enough. All 3 tanks got one WC of 30% each week. My two bigger, more populated (african dwarf frogs) were constantly at 15 when WC was due.

Guess that will...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-27-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 345
Posted By Absolut Talent
I have had several ghosts in my tanks, never seen...

I have had several ghosts in my tanks, never seen them act aggressive to any other shrimp
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-03-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By Absolut Talent
Pffft........i was thinking tri state referred to...

Pffft........i was thinking tri state referred to the Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana area.
Too far for me to drive.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-19-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,145
Posted By Absolut Talent
cool vid i just saw one of my fire reds pop one...

cool vid
i just saw one of my fire reds pop one today. Just like popping a zit :eek5:
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-18-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By Absolut Talent
Ive had ghost shrimp disappear after a molt for...

Ive had ghost shrimp disappear after a molt for awhile.
But my amanos seems to always hang out in the open. Maybe its also because there really is no major threat to them (they are the same size as...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-13-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 474
Posted By Absolut Talent
I use hikari crab cuisine occcassionally, they...

I use hikari crab cuisine occcassionally, they seem to surround their food bowl when its there, but I dont see them going nuts over it
And I blanched some zucchini and froze it and drop one in twice...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-12-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By Absolut Talent
I sucked up berried RCS in gravel vac :(

Was doing the weekly water change. she wandered into the flow and I see her heading up the tube. I quickly pulled the tube to let the water flow back into the tank, she scurries off scared Im sure.
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-09-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By Absolut Talent
thanks guys

thanks guys
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-08-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By Absolut Talent
He's gone this morning :( What's the...

He's gone this morning :(

What's the lifespan of rcs supposed to be anyways?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-07-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By Absolut Talent
RCS is lethargic and not acting right?

So i have a decent colony right now with Fire painted reds and offsprings. All seem to be very active, few berried now.

I do weekly water changes. Maintaining Nitrates below 5, GH/KH steady...
Forum: Plants 06-30-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By Absolut Talent
Sorry, i forgot my upload photo got resized so...

Sorry, i forgot my upload photo got resized so its harder to see. I will have to try to get a better close up with my camera. But basically any spot of green in that photo is a sproutlet. I counted...
Forum: Plants 06-30-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By Absolut Talent
non-tank specific. When should I transplant Flytrap plantlets?

I know this isnt a plant you would find in an aquarium, but figured since its still a plant I could post it here.

We got one of those flytraps in a pot at our local aquarium last year. Ive been...
Forum: Substrate 06-24-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By Absolut Talent
i ordered my 3 bags... now I think I may need a...

i ordered my 3 bags... now I think I may need a 4th for my future tank :(
Just cant seem to find a decent calculator for this stuff or make sense of how they word how much each bag fills.

But...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-20-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 430
Posted By Absolut Talent
The only thing that really pops out at me is the...

The only thing that really pops out at me is the excel.
How much are you dosing and how often for the algae?

Also, what type of filter and filter media are you using? Seems kinda weird that the...
Forum: Substrate 06-18-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 36,225
Posted By Absolut Talent
thanks for the heads up. Got my 4 bags ordered ...

thanks for the heads up. Got my 4 bags ordered

Now I just gotta get my new filter and tank ordered and Im set :D
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-17-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 286
Posted By Absolut Talent
Lesser duckweed vs stem of Water wisteria for small tank?

Just curious, which works as a better in a 2.5 gallon tank?

So far I have both, but I am thinking that is too much for such a small tank. Not to mention the duckweed is starting to overrun the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-14-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By Absolut Talent
I like my cherries. Their colors just "pop"...

I like my cherries. Their colors just "pop" against black and green backgrounds.
i hope to eventually get enough room to get some more tanks and try some CRS or something else.
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