Cherry Shrimp Sludge Buildup
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 > General Planted Tank Discussion


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-03-2013, 06:47 PM   #1
Krenshaw22
Algae Grower
 
Krenshaw22's Avatar
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Bay Minette, Alabama
Posts: 61
Default

Cherry Shrimp Sludge Buildup


Hey guys I need help. I know the sludge detritus is a flow issue and filtration but how can I get this in a cherry shrimp tank without chopping them to bits. And they like slow water? Help!

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I717 using Tapatalk 2
__________________
~*!(-Krenshaw-)!*~
Krenshaw22 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 04-03-2013, 06:49 PM   #2
AVN
Wannabe Guru
 
AVN's Avatar
 
PTrader: (17/100%)
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: SoCal
Posts: 1,083
Default

Do regular filter cleanings and siphon sludge with a tiny airline hose?
__________________
AVN is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-03-2013, 06:56 PM   #3
Krenshaw22
Algae Grower
 
Krenshaw22's Avatar
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Bay Minette, Alabama
Posts: 61
Default Re: Cherry Shrimp Sludge Buildup

Quote:
Originally Posted by AVN View Post
Do regular filter cleanings and siphon sludge with a tiny airline hose?
That's what I do but every week I'm taking 5 gallons worth of water (its only a 10 gal tank) and by next week its back.

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I717 using Tapatalk 2
__________________
~*!(-Krenshaw-)!*~
Krenshaw22 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-03-2013, 07:44 PM   #4
GMYukonon24s
Planted Tank Guru
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: May 2009
Location: MICHIGAN
Posts: 3,124
Default

You can use what AVN suggested. I use plastic window screening/mesh.
__________________
110g Tropical Community & Sakura Shrimp
55g BN Breeding Grounds, Peacock Gudgeons, Panda, Pygmies, & Smudge Spot Cories, Rili Shrimp
10g RCS and show guppies

MIAPG - Come join us - Plantedtank - MI - Greatlakesaquaria
GMYukonon24s is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-03-2013, 07:58 PM   #5
AVN
Wannabe Guru
 
AVN's Avatar
 
PTrader: (17/100%)
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: SoCal
Posts: 1,083
Default

Ah, my post was deleted. I don't think you're allowed to link to others.

Anyways, check out H4n, he makes custom sized filter guards.
__________________
AVN is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-03-2013, 09:12 PM   #6
Krenshaw22
Algae Grower
 
Krenshaw22's Avatar
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Bay Minette, Alabama
Posts: 61
Default Re: Cherry Shrimp Sludge Buildup

Alright thank you guys I'll look into them.

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I717 using Tapatalk 2
__________________
~*!(-Krenshaw-)!*~
Krenshaw22 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 10:48 AM.


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