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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates Yesterday, 01:30 AM
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Posted By Nubster
pH 7.5 is perfect for cherries. Skip the dirty...

pH 7.5 is perfect for cherries. Skip the dirty tank water from the 75 gallon. There's not enough bacteria to do anything. Instead, take the filter media from the new filter and place it in the 75...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-25-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 251
Posted By Nubster
No cooking but you do need a dehydrator or set...

No cooking but you do need a dehydrator or set your oven on the lowest setting and bake the food for several hours. You could probably freeze it too and take off small frozen bits as needed and drop...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-24-2014, 03:54 AM
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Posted By Nubster
I make my own food and it's easy and I don't mess...

I make my own food and it's easy and I don't mess with the gelatin. I take several different kinda of organic baby food...4-5 different veggies....mix it all up and add some spirulina powder and then...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-24-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By Nubster
GH is at the top range of where you want to keep...

GH is at the top range of where you want to keep them. I also had trouble in the past with low pH. They lived, but didn't breed. I moved them to higher pH water and they started breeding like...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-24-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By Nubster
Yeah, I'd probably feed them every 3-4 days. A...

Yeah, I'd probably feed them every 3-4 days. A varied diet will be good for them. Even when the tank supports them...the shrimp always pile on any food offered.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-23-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By Nubster
How old it the tank they are in? If it's well...

How old it the tank they are in? If it's well established, you don't need to feed them. They can eat what the tank provides. But if you want to feed them and they certainly will do well with the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-22-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By Nubster
I'll just stick with $2 yellow neos...lol ...

I'll just stick with $2 yellow neos...lol

http://i91.photobucket.com/albums/k289/cashton12/FishTank/40B%20Yellow%20Shrimp/Yellow.jpg
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-20-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 542
Posted By Nubster
Can't beat that deal.

Can't beat that deal.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-20-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 542
Posted By Nubster
I can't tell mine is even running except a little...

I can't tell mine is even running except a little noise from the bubbles breaking the surface. No splashing issues either. Sponge filters are super simple and probably the best filter option for...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-19-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 542
Posted By Nubster
IMO...for a desktop tank...I'd spend a few dollar...

IMO...for a desktop tank...I'd spend a few dollar more for something like this....

http://www.truaqua.com/aquarium-high-clarity-glass-cube-hcc-8.html

or this
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-19-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By Nubster
Blanch it first. It needs to be softened or the...

Blanch it first. It needs to be softened or the shrimp won't eat it.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-18-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By Nubster
Looks kinda like an Amano to me.

Looks kinda like an Amano to me.
Forum: Tank Journals 08-18-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 861
Posted By Nubster
Too much work for me. It's all I can do these...

Too much work for me. It's all I can do these days to look after on 11 gallon tank with a few low light plants and about 10 shrimp...lol...At one point I had 6 or 8 tanks running at once. Not worth...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-17-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By Nubster
Speedie is in CA and can hook you up. He knows...

Speedie is in CA and can hook you up. He knows how to ship and being so close it shouldn't be more than a day for you to get them. He is known for having the best shrimp available to us here in the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-17-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 505
Posted By Nubster
I feed sometimes every few days...sometimes I...

I feed sometimes every few days...sometimes I don't feed for weeks or months if I get lazy. I have a well established tank that pretty much takes care of itself. Currently I'm not so lazy so it's...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-17-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By Nubster
I had CO2 in my 75 gallon for awhile. I had...

I had CO2 in my 75 gallon for awhile. I had cherries in there too and they were perfectly fine. In fact, the bred like crazy. It was the best breeding tank I've ever had. The fluctuation in pH...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-17-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,192
Posted By Nubster
I went to culinary school but I keep things...

I went to culinary school but I keep things pretty simple at home.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-17-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 505
Posted By Nubster
Even a small 5g tank would make a great shrimp...

Even a small 5g tank would make a great shrimp tank and not take up a lot of resources. You can get rimless tanks pretty cheap and all you'd need is a sponge filter (not the most sightly thing but...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-17-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 505
Posted By Nubster
Unless there's lots of places to hide...shrimp...

Unless there's lots of places to hide...shrimp wouldn't stand a chance in a tank with 30 fish. even with tons of cover...you'd never see them. I had shrimp in a 75 gallon tank with fewer fish and...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-16-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 636
Posted By Nubster
I'm Paleo so pretty low carb not counting fruits...

I'm Paleo so pretty low carb not counting fruits and veggies. I just don't eat the grains and starches other than rice on occasion and sweet potatoes once and awhile. But bread and pasta and all that...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-16-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 566
Posted By Nubster
The generally accepted parameters for cherries...

The generally accepted parameters for cherries is:

pH: 6.0-8.0
Temp: 64-84F
TDS: 80-400
KH: 0-10
GH: 4-14

You're within all of them but a little high on the temp but I don't know that it's...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-16-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By Nubster
Yeah...check with your city water department....

Yeah...check with your city water department. Mine still uses chlorine rather than chloramine.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-16-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By Nubster
If you let water sit for about 24 hours, the...

If you let water sit for about 24 hours, the chlorine off gasses. You can cook with that if you'd like. I've never bothered. Just used tap. No ill effects to date.

Personally, I like to make my...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-16-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By Nubster
So you want to rinse and reuse the old substrate?...

So you want to rinse and reuse the old substrate? If you rinse it in old tank water or dechlorinated water...you'll lose some bacteria but not all of it and at least you won't kill what's left.
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-16-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By Nubster
How many shrimp and what kind? Shrimp have such a...

How many shrimp and what kind? Shrimp have such a small bioload that you should be ok with just the filter media as long as it's not a bunch of shrimp, unless they are a sensitive shrimp to begin...
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