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Old 10-18-2012, 06:15 PM   #16
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That's a good idea.
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Old 10-18-2012, 06:16 PM   #17
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Easier to find and even cheaper still (not that the sponge filter is expensive). Keeps the filter cleaner too.
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Old 10-18-2012, 06:39 PM   #18
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Why can't you throw a nylon stocking over the intake? That's what I do and it works fine.
Because its ugly! Lol!
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Old 10-18-2012, 08:41 PM   #19
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I hardly notice mine.....got them in black!!
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Old 10-18-2012, 09:02 PM   #20
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Where in TX are you Neatfish?
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Old 10-20-2012, 11:05 PM   #21
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Made my own sponge filter since I could not find one. What you think about this?





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Old 11-11-2012, 02:09 AM   #22
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Shrimp has eggs again. Hopefully they will make it this time around.
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Old 11-11-2012, 07:50 AM   #23
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If you have fish with them I doubt any will make it.
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Old 11-11-2012, 02:30 PM   #24
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If you have fish with them I doubt any will make it.

This is probably what will happen, but I have mine in a tank full of Endlers and there's always some juvies that make it. I also have a lot of moss growing in there so I'm sure that's the reason they can't all get picked off.
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Old 11-11-2012, 03:42 PM   #25
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ive seen shrimp breed well with tetras and smaller fish but people say they might eat the babies. so id suggest getting a good moss cover for the babies to nest in

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Old 11-11-2012, 09:21 PM   #26
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I have a moss they can hide in already.
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With freshwater ghost/glass shrimp the babies start off as free floating not miniture adults. I doubt they would be very good at hiding. I could be wrong tho.

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Old 11-19-2012, 04:01 AM   #28
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Here is a quick pic of some of the shrimp. I'm pretty sure I saw a small shrimp walking around he might of been in here a few weeks already but I never did see it and I know he is new because the others are very big already. I don't know where that snail came from but it's been in here a while now.

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Old 11-21-2012, 10:46 PM   #29
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I bought a pair of ghost shrimp for fun when I first started my tank. One came berried so I was even more excited -the green eggs just looked so cool! Anyway, the eggs hatched and both shrimps died shortly after. Fast forward a month and I found one lone ghost! It is now a 'teenager' and the odd one out amongst my RCS/PFRs.
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