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Old 02-16-2013, 02:58 AM   #16
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I may see what I can do. Our kiddo is out for fall break in a few weeks and I want to make a family trip down there (redneck's version of the Chattanooga Aquarium...HAHAHA). So I'll see if I can speak with someone. If I can find out what I can do and how to network I can always run down there to post flyers.
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Old 02-16-2013, 12:12 PM   #17
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im10 min from the tennessee aquarium.
good people every one of them, so i highly doubt they would mind us putting up some local fliers for a meeting.
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Old 03-22-2013, 02:36 AM   #18
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Hey all! Hendersonville/Madison, TN (Rivergate area) shrimper here! I'm pretty new at the shrimp hobby (6+ months) but love them! I have been trying my hand with a 10g PFR tank and have some RCS in my 20g long with rasbora. I have been cycling an Ebi Shrimp tank and trying to learn as much as I can before I order my first attempt at CRS in that tank!

Talk to Ken at Aquatic Critter. All those guys are super nice and very helpful! They'd be willing to help spread the word. I go in there fairly often when I'm down there for work. You could also try to talk to Emerald Bay but I'm not sure if they are doing much anymore. I know they have some pond stuff and I heard that although they do not carry livestock they will order per customer request for pick up. I don't know if that's still the case any longer though. I have attended one of their meetups back when I was in the saltwater hobby and it was a good turn out with a lot of nice people!

Anyway, I wanted to chime in and let you know that there is another shrimp lover in Central Tn.! Let me know if there is anything I can do to help!
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Old 03-23-2013, 03:53 AM   #19
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TN guy here too, also from clarksville. I keep a 15g of red rilis.
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Old 04-29-2013, 04:03 AM   #20
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La Vergne, here.

Our water is so hard (GH and KH around 10) that I'm having a tough time keeping RCS. 0 Ammonia, Nitrate and Nitrite and 7.8 PH. Hate to mess with water since parameters have been stable for several months.

Two 5-gallon heavily planted tanks and Bettas Si and Willie and one RCS survivor in each tank. They don't bother the shrimp; more the other way around. :-)

Glad to find this forum and glad there are more shrimpers in Middle Tennessee; count me in for a meet. I'm retired so I can do whatever's needed.
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Old 04-30-2013, 01:24 AM   #21
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Clarksville here. I have fire reds, amanos, Neon yellows and crystal reds. I have some amano that are so big I need to move them to crazydaz's 200 gallon tank so they can look small again.. Monsters they are
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Old 05-06-2013, 02:34 AM   #22
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Antioch/Nashville here. Tried keeping some ghost shrimp with my betta and he killed all of em

I've got a new 4 gal cube that's itching for some shrimp, I'd definitely be down for a meetup!
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Old 05-16-2013, 12:33 PM   #23
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La Vergne, here.

Our water is so hard (GH and KH around 10) that I'm having a tough time keeping RCS. 0 Ammonia, Nitrate and Nitrite and 7.8 PH. Hate to mess with water since parameters have been stable for several months.

Two 5-gallon heavily planted tanks and Bettas Si and Willie and one RCS survivor in each tank. They don't bother the shrimp; more the other way around. :-)

Glad to find this forum and glad there are more shrimpers in Middle Tennessee; count me in for a meet. I'm retired so I can do whatever's needed.
RCS should do fine with those water parameters
its likely something else.
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Old 09-03-2013, 06:38 PM   #24
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Anyone near winchester tn selling CRS?
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Old 12-12-2013, 03:29 PM   #25
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I've been thinking about getting some shrimp for my high-tech planted, currently housed are Rummynose tetras, CandyCane Tetra, and Bristlenose plecos.

Thinking about what i want, maybe Amano, Tiger, or Neon Yellow.
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Old 12-23-2013, 08:54 AM   #26
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Franklin, newbie shrimper
Waiting on my internet order of Yellows to come in
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Old 12-24-2013, 01:58 AM   #27
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I've decided on super tiger shrimp, I'm also tempted by the Orange rili...

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Old 04-12-2014, 02:39 PM   #28
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Heart of Nashville here. If anyone locally has PFR for sale, I would love some. I had a tank of them until I left for a week during the winter and their heater went out. I have one lonely little bright red girl left. She needs her colony back. Last time I checked Aquatic Critter, they only had regular RCS....not nearly as red as what I'm looking for.
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Old 04-12-2014, 03:35 PM   #29
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I've never seen any really red ones at Aquatic Critter. But what they get are mostly pretty small, so I'm not sure how much they'd color up later.

I've only got orange neocaridina, so can't help you out. I ended up buying online.
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Old 04-12-2014, 03:54 PM   #30
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I originally got mine online too. I will definitely go that route if I can't find them locally. Thanks.
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