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Old 11-16-2012, 10:23 PM   #61
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Way Cool!!! Thanks for sharing your experience.

Now lets try getting some of those purple zebra shrimp going. The craze on those shrimp was very short lived.
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Old 11-17-2012, 12:19 AM   #62
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Awesome and great read!
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Old 11-17-2012, 07:43 AM   #63
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Old 11-18-2012, 05:44 PM   #64
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Please let me over simplify your recipe.

Start nanochloropsis at 19ppt.

Start the tank for the zoaea at 34+/- ppt

add the nanochloropsis to the zoaea tank as a food source

Question? Your tank with the zoaea stays green? I would think think the nanochloropsis would die at that salinity?
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Old 11-20-2012, 07:41 PM   #65
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Please let me over simplify your recipe.

Start nanochloropsis at 19ppt.

Start the tank for the zoaea at 34+/- ppt

add the nanochloropsis to the zoaea tank as a food source

Question? Your tank with the zoaea stays green? I would think think the nanochloropsis would die at that salinity?
Yep, yep, yes... you got it
Phyto does well at 35ppm.. i use refractometer to be sure of salinity
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Old 11-22-2012, 06:53 PM   #66
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Very cool. Congrats
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Old 11-24-2012, 09:35 PM   #67
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Old 11-24-2012, 10:25 PM   #68
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Any update? Pictures?
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Old 11-24-2012, 11:22 PM   #69
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Pictures posted last week... they dont change quickly so will be a short while before next pics
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Old 11-25-2012, 12:07 AM   #70
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wow great job. How many did you end up with?
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Old 11-25-2012, 01:37 AM   #71
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Please let me over simplify your recipe.

Start nanochloropsis at 19ppt.

Start the tank for the zoaea at 34+/- ppt

add the nanochloropsis to the zoaea tank as a food source

Question? Your tank with the zoaea stays green? I would think think the nanochloropsis would die at that salinity?
Culturing may be somewhat of a task, you can buy DT's live phyto which contains that algae and another strand, though a bit expensive but it's ready to go. They come in containers up to 1 gallon if you would ever need that much but unlikely since the light source should make it reproduce.

Any decent marine LFS in your area should be able to get this product.
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:24 PM   #72
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Looks like you have been doing great! i'm sure you have come across this site, or will see the post, but just incase you don't heres a link soothingshrimp found about breeding.

http://caridina.japonica.online.fr/English/Elevage.htm
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wow great job. How many did you end up with?
24 so far... with another 20 or so rescued and put into marine water.. the ones in marine water are still there
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Old 11-25-2012, 04:20 PM   #74
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Looks like you have been doing great! i'm sure you have come across this site, or will see the post, but just incase you don't heres a link soothingshrimp found about breeding.

http://caridina.japonica.online.fr/English/Elevage.htm
Yes I have seen it, and read it many times :-)

Thanks for the info though..
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Old 02-20-2013, 03:45 PM   #75
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Am pleased to let everyone know one of my tank bred females is berried... she is 152 days old so far.
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