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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-20-2014, 04:33 AM
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Posted By Freyr
So many excellent suggestions! Thank you...

So many excellent suggestions! Thank you everyone. I've got some research to do!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-19-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 658
Posted By Freyr
Quality staple food?

My shrimp tank is housing a nice sized colony of carbon rills and CRS, and the numbers have gotten to the point where I am needing to feed often. Anyone swear by a certain product that would work...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-16-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By Freyr
Nothing yet, but Ive only had them about a month....

Nothing yet, but Ive only had them about a month. The females have grown alot tho, so I'm hoping for some berries soon. Fingers crossed!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-15-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By Freyr
I have 6 greens in with some yellow neos in a 5.5...

I have 6 greens in with some yellow neos in a 5.5 gal. I used Chicago tap water: ph is 7.4, gh around 7. Only equipment is a sponge filter. I haven't lost any, and they shed several times and are...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-09-2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 977
Posted By Freyr
I don't let gravity tell me what to do. :hihi: ...

I don't let gravity tell me what to do. :hihi:

Aplomado: the tank is a 3 gallon led cube kit by tetra i believe. I got it for 40 at my LFS. Substrate is pool filter sand, rock is some nice...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-07-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 977
Posted By Freyr
Sorry, just saw your post! I can't find my camera...

Sorry, just saw your post! I can't find my camera so here's some pics from the initial setup. Looks similar now, just a lot more shrimp :icon_wink

Edit: also the picture is sideways for some reason
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-06-2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,982
Posted By Freyr
I use purigen in every tank. Great for water...

I use purigen in every tank. Great for water clarity, plus it's a rechargeable media so it's very economic.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-29-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,251
Posted By Freyr
Opae are pretty much extremophiles, so Im sure...

Opae are pretty much extremophiles, so Im sure they can handle freshwater for extended periods of time. I've never read anything about how it affects their lifespan however. Regardless, they won't...
Forum: Fish 08-27-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By Freyr
You should be fine. Only thing I would worry...

You should be fine. Only thing I would worry about with ghost shrimp would be baby shrimp or fish.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-27-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,385
Posted By Freyr
Love the variation of those low grade crystals!...

Love the variation of those low grade crystals! Wish I had some myself.
Forum: Fish 08-26-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,582
Posted By Freyr
This happened just last night. My biggest male...

This happened just last night. My biggest male praecox rainbow rammed himself behind my ladder diffuser. Before I could get to him, he freaked out violently and just about tore his own head off.
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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-19-2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By Freyr
As I understand it, they are the same. However I...

As I understand it, they are the same. However I have seen a lot of variation in the intensity of the orange color and the presence of stripes. Must be a lot of variation between the strains?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-19-2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By Freyr
Only disadvantage would be you are diluting the...

Only disadvantage would be you are diluting the fire red coloration with the cherries. Upside is you are improving the cherry coloration with the fire red. As was said above, if you cull off the...
Forum: Fish 08-11-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 606
Posted By Freyr
Are you talking tanganyikan shell dwellers? Don't...

Are you talking tanganyikan shell dwellers? Don't believe they can be kept brackish. I kept a group of 2 males and 3 females in a 20 long. They did well, bred often. I think 5 to 6 is a good number,...
Forum: Fish 08-10-2013, 01:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 440
Posted By Freyr
This is the fish that had me looking at...

This is the fish that had me looking at epiplatys. Less aggressive than aphyosemion species?
Forum: Fish 08-10-2013, 01:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By Freyr
Roselines get 6 inches, and are in the barb...

Roselines get 6 inches, and are in the barb family. Certainly will eat baby shrimp, and probably adults as they grow larger
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-10-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 977
Posted By Freyr
My opae tank is very minimalistic. Its a small 3...

My opae tank is very minimalistic. Its a small 3 gallon cube with pool filter sand, and a small pile of honeycomb rock. Its very clean and simple, one of my favorite tanks. I think the key to an...
Forum: Fish 08-09-2013, 01:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 440
Posted By Freyr
Good to hear. I worry enough about the temps in...

Good to hear. I worry enough about the temps in my shrimp tanks as it is!
Forum: Fish 08-08-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 440
Posted By Freyr
Gorgeous! My place does get into the upper 70s...

Gorgeous! My place does get into the upper 70s during the summer, so maybe not ideal breeding conditions, unless I cool down the tank. Seems like a lot of killies need lower temps tho, so I may have...
Forum: Fish 08-08-2013, 02:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 440
Posted By Freyr
Problems getting them to live? Or getting them to...

Problems getting them to live? Or getting them to breed?
Forum: Fish 08-08-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 440
Posted By Freyr
Lol yes that seems to be a problem with them. I...

Lol yes that seems to be a problem with them. I cut an acrylic sheet to cover the top perfectly, so I should be okay. Ill take a look at the aphyoseimon, thanks for the reply
Forum: Fish 08-07-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 440
Posted By Freyr
killie recommendations

Hi everyone. I picked up 5.5 and 3 gallon tank at a garage sale. My gf is unimpressed by my shrimp tanks, and has always liked killiefish. I am interested in them as well, but my only experience with...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-05-2013, 04:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,170
Posted By Freyr
If you can clear out the betta or guppies and use...

If you can clear out the betta or guppies and use one of those tanks, thats your best bet. As has been said, be careful mixing the betta and shrimp. I knew a friend who regularly fed her betta ghost...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-05-2013, 03:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,170
Posted By Freyr
Nope! Shrimp are very low on the food chain if...

Nope! Shrimp are very low on the food chain if you think about it. Even in a tank of small tetras the babies will be eaten. In the case of the turtle, if he didn't eat them the massive amounts of...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-05-2013, 02:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By Freyr
Great looking TBs! They're gonna be living the...

Great looking TBs! They're gonna be living the dream in that nice tank :icon_smil
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