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Old 01-30-2011, 01:45 AM   #46
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wow.. subscribed!
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Old 01-30-2011, 01:55 PM   #47
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So I went down to TRY to take some pics... I am honestly a lousy photographer... and I'm thinking about making a "Celebrity Shrimp" thread about the adventures of Rolf, the juvie Blue T-rex Tiger, and I'm looking at him, distracted because the ebony monkey boyfriends are swingin' through the trees AGAIN this morning... and then I see this...

...picture is lousy but I think you can see it... a brand new OE Black Tiger baby, about 2-3 mm long

...by the time I took this picture, Rolf had climbed back into the weeds

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Old 01-30-2011, 02:04 PM   #48
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...and since we're talkin' babbiees, here's a shot of some OE Blue Tiger babbiees...

...they are in the 3-6 mm range

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Old 01-30-2011, 02:22 PM   #49
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Thank you for sharing. This is such an interesting thread. Well done!!! I can't wait for more updates.
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Old 01-30-2011, 02:33 PM   #50
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Would you mind posting more wide shots of your room (different angles) and some more closeups of your tanks? Please!
There are basically only two locations I can shoot from, due to the way the space is crammed. Here is the other, which is actually shot through a door. I can't get back enough to get a wide shot from anywhere else than these two locations.

And for close-ups... my tanks largely all look the same... like... habitat... water, light, moss, substrate, leaves. On first glance, my tanks look empty. You don't see the shrimp until feeding, and most my shrimp are trained to feeding stations that are not located to enable or conducive to photography, under the weeds or in the back of the tank where I can't get camera access. There are reasons for most everything I do, and why I do it THAT way, such that the last priority is set-up for the good photo-op, unfortunately. Here is a close up of the black tiger tank, in it you see the feeding station in the "cave" that is my best station to photograph them.

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Old 01-30-2011, 06:08 PM   #51
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There are basically only two locations I can shoot from, due to the way the space is crammed. Here is the other, which is actually shot through a door. I can't get back enough to get a wide shot from anywhere else than these two locations.

And for close-ups... my tanks largely all look the same... like... habitat... water, light, moss, substrate, leaves. On first glance, my tanks look empty. You don't see the shrimp until feeding, and most my shrimp are trained to feeding stations that are not located to enable or conducive to photography, under the weeds or in the back of the tank where I can't get camera access. There are reasons for most everything I do, and why I do it THAT way, such that the last priority is set-up for the good photo-op, unfortunately. Here is a close up of the black tiger tank, in it you see the feeding station in the "cave" that is my best station to photograph them.
Very interesting thread, cool shrimp room, you must have a lot of fun! I see the USPS boxes too hehe
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Old 01-30-2011, 08:50 PM   #52
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I wish I had a basement! I love your moss, its super nice!
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What kind of moss is that in your black tiger tank? It looks really nice!
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Donna your setup is amazing!
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Simply Stunning!
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Old 01-31-2011, 10:48 PM   #56
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So, today in my spare time, I did a little shrimp shopping. (Shropping??)

Hint: only ONE of these items will be used for it's intended purpose! Although, I'm not sure what the intended purpose of a UV flashlight is...

Tonight, I have a date with Ebay, although I'm reasonably sure who I'm going out with, already...

Stay tuned for more mad shrimping!

-DK

P.S. The lamps made me mad... they are FOUR TIMES the cost of 48" T8 lighting for the same amount of tube.

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Old 01-31-2011, 11:00 PM   #57
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Very interesting group of items you have purchased.
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Old 01-31-2011, 11:23 PM   #58
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I love your refreshing attitude when it comes to high-class shrimp.

I also love the lateral thinking. Grew up with that, and I love the creativity it inspires

I'm curious to see what you do with this jumble of items you have here. Something that involves a heavy lager flask, but not for lager...
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UV flashlights are great for rock hounds and night time insect collectors.
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I'm curious to see what you do with this jumble of items you have here. Something that involves a heavy lager flask, but not for lager...
Ja, my shropping adventures took me to a very large kitchen specialty store, BORG, Lowes, and a drug store, today.

The kitchen store had three good candidates of beer mugs, but I chose the largest, heaviest most he-man one for my purposes, with a thick, stout handle. I was in there probably an hour, going systematically aisle to aisle, looking at all the potential parts and their uses... kitchen gizmo stores can have surprisingly good "items" for projects. And, no, the turkey baster isn't for anything so mundane as sucking up leftover food or stuff off the substrate... it has a much more sophisticated fate... that also includes the hose disconnects. Ironically, the main thing I went to the kitchen store to get, they hadn't one that fit my criteria. But on my way home, eureka struck, and I'm off to the races on [Ebay Link Removed]

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