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Old 01-30-2013, 05:14 PM   #46
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mystery solved.
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Old 01-31-2013, 01:54 AM   #47
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Originally Posted by dougolasjr View Post
The first question are what are params for you tank?

PH
Ammonia
Nitrite
Nitrate
GH
KH
Temp
Size
Fauna
I'm going to now prove how much of a newbie I am... I know that my nitrates and nitrites are zero.

I don't have a PH, GH or KH checking kit.
Temp: 26 degrees celsius
Size: 12 gallons (or did you want dimensions?)
Fauna: Anubias, Java Fern, Hygrophila, Eleocharis, Dwarf Hairgrass and a random bushy thing which didn't have a name at the LFS. It's on the right hand side of my tank.

Is this information any help at all?

However, I will take your list to my LFS and buy all the kits in order to check those params.

Appreciate your reply.

Thanks!
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Old 05-03-2013, 04:42 AM   #48
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I know this is an old thread... but are any of you keeping any sulawesi shrimp (not malawas) in water between 68 and 72 degrees F? I want to try my hand as all my other params are great but I'm worried that if I increase the temp my neocaridina will get bacterial infections, is there a happy medium?
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Old 05-03-2013, 06:12 AM   #49
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No, sulawesi lake shrimp need a temp above 78, otherwise they die.

I keep mine above 80 so they'll breed readily.
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Old 05-03-2013, 04:26 PM   #50
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good guide...hope this thread grows so we can learn about them more and captive breed them
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