Cherry Shrimp or CRS CSS cheap
Planted Tank Forums
Your Tanks Image Hosting *Tank Tracker * Plant Profiles Fish Profiles Planted Tank Guide Photo Gallery Articles

Go Back   The Planted Tank Forum > General Planted Tank Forums > Local Pet Stores, Clubs, and Conventions > Alabama


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-13-2012, 11:02 PM   #1
cichlid hoover man
Algae Grower
 
PTrader: (1/100%)
Join Date: May 2011
Location: hoover, AL
Posts: 19
Default

Cherry Shrimp or CRS CSS cheap


Anyone near Birmingham got some shrimp they'd part cheap?
I am wanting to try something new. I have cherry shrimp but they have not been growing very well. I have not had any luck getting new ones. The PetStores here want an arm and leg.
Thanks!
cichlid hoover man is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 11-15-2012, 05:17 PM   #2
dougolasjr
Invert Addict
 
dougolasjr's Avatar
 
PTrader: (5/100%)
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Birmingham, AL
Posts: 837
Send a message via Skype™ to dougolasjr
Default

I might have some in a few weeks, but they would be out of my tank that has Red Rilis, Blue Green Rilis, and cherry shrimp.
__________________
BAMA AGAIN!!!
ROLL TIDE ROLL!!!
-Doug
dougolasjr is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-15-2012, 05:42 PM   #3
AVN
Wannabe Guru
 
AVN's Avatar
 
PTrader: (17/100%)
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: SoCal
Posts: 1,083
Default

Um... don't want to be 'that guy' but if you can't even take care of Cherries don't bother with CRS, they'll die on you quite quickly.

Another thing is that you should not mix Cherry and CRS, they need different water parameters to thrive.
__________________
AVN is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-27-2012, 11:57 PM   #4
cichlid hoover man
Algae Grower
 
PTrader: (1/100%)
Join Date: May 2011
Location: hoover, AL
Posts: 19
Default Shrimp

The cherries are not dieing just not over populating like I've heard other peoples tanks doing. Not trying to breed and sell just wanna enjoy watching something other than just cherries.
cichlid hoover man is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-28-2012, 12:12 AM   #5
dthb4438
Shrimp fanatic
 
dthb4438's Avatar
 
PTrader: (67/100%)
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Southern Maryland
Posts: 1,083
Default

take heed in what they say!! Cherries are much, much hardier than CRS (crystal red shrimp). If you have a hard time keeping cherries alive, you better find out why and fix it before spending tons of money on a touchy shrimp as the CRS. They require a very good hand and only after 7 years in trying, I finally started getting a small herd going. Maybe you have something killing them off.
dthb4438 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-10-2012, 03:04 AM   #6
cichlid hoover man
Algae Grower
 
PTrader: (1/100%)
Join Date: May 2011
Location: hoover, AL
Posts: 19
Default Shrimp

Ok, so after feeling like a person who has no idea what they are doing I found out why my shrimp were not growing like roaches. I had planaria and did research to how to get rid of them. Now my shrimp are moving around like they were before and I actually found a baby shrimp after seeing a berried shrimp last week.

So, just to clarify my knowhow is not so bad.

Thanks all!
cichlid hoover man is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Planted Tank Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 03:33 PM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Planted Tank LLC 2012