Purple Cherry Shrimp - The Planted Tank Forum
 3Likes
  • 1 Post By jlo
  • 1 Post By mgeorges
  • 1 Post By Blue Ridge Reef
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 01-24-2020, 07:02 PM Thread Starter
jlo
Algae Grower
 
PTrader: (2/100%)
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Seattle, WA.
Posts: 71
Purple Cherry Shrimp

I have this Cherry tank set up for almost 10 years and I saw this couple days ago while feeding time.

Last edited by somewhatshocked; 01-25-2020 at 03:59 AM. Reason: don't post photos with your business name, no self-promotion
jlo is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 13 (permalink) Old 01-24-2020, 07:22 PM
Planted Tank Enthusiast
 
Streetwise's Avatar
 
PTrader: (1/100%)
Join Date: May 2019
Location: Vermont
Posts: 966
Very cool color!

Style: Organic potting soil, sand, gravel, wood, plants, moss, algae, biofilm, snails, shrimp, small fish, dual siestas
Tech : Small tanks, Fluval Plant 3.0 Nano, Top Fin MF10, Eheim Skim 350, Tunze 3161, Neptune Apex EL
Tanks:
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
|
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
|
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
|
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
|
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
|
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Media:
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
|
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Streetwise is offline  
post #3 of 13 (permalink) Old 01-24-2020, 07:25 PM
snails are your friend
 
Blue Ridge Reef's Avatar
 
PTrader: (13/100%)
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Asheville, NC
Posts: 2,064
Wonder if she's nearing a molt?

Nothing good happens fast in an ecosystem.
Blue Ridge Reef is online now  
 
post #4 of 13 (permalink) Old 01-24-2020, 07:59 PM Thread Starter
jlo
Algae Grower
 
PTrader: (2/100%)
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Seattle, WA.
Posts: 71
I don't think its getting ready to molt.
jlo is offline  
post #5 of 13 (permalink) Old 01-24-2020, 08:49 PM
Planted Tank Guru
 
Zoidburg's Avatar
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Mar 2016
Location: Nevada
Posts: 2,851
Any chance this was early morning?

I suspect faded color, shrimp turned "blue" which often happens at night... (with some shrimp) and they can appear 'off' first thing in the morning, but regain color within an hour or so.
Zoidburg is offline  
post #6 of 13 (permalink) Old 01-24-2020, 09:02 PM Thread Starter
jlo
Algae Grower
 
PTrader: (2/100%)
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Seattle, WA.
Posts: 71
I don't think so, i took the pic at night.
jlo is offline  
post #7 of 13 (permalink) Old 01-24-2020, 09:11 PM
Planted Tank Enthusiast
 
vvDO's Avatar
 
PTrader: (13/100%)
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Hercules, CA
Posts: 884
Did you feed blueberries?


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Fluval EDGE slightly modded, low tech
3+ gallon (40 x 16 x 20.5 cm) aquatic soil, low-tech
Fluval spec V (sitting in a box)
vvDO is offline  
post #8 of 13 (permalink) Old 01-24-2020, 09:13 PM
Planted Tank Guru
 
Zoidburg's Avatar
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Mar 2016
Location: Nevada
Posts: 2,851
Quote:
Originally Posted by jlo View Post
I don't think so, i took the pic at night.
At night, before the lights went off? Or after? (and turning them back on?)


Sorry, just want to be absolutely clear!
Zoidburg is offline  
post #9 of 13 (permalink) Old 02-03-2020, 05:47 PM Thread Starter
jlo
Algae Grower
 
PTrader: (2/100%)
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Seattle, WA.
Posts: 71
Female Purple Cherry Shrimp
jlo is offline  
post #10 of 13 (permalink) Old 02-03-2020, 06:03 PM Thread Starter
jlo
Algae Grower
 
PTrader: (2/100%)
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Seattle, WA.
Posts: 71
Female Purple Cherry Shrimp.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	Purple Cherry Shrimp_1580753002524.jpg
Views:	14
Size:	200.9 KB
ID:	892817  

mgeorges likes this.
jlo is offline  
post #11 of 13 (permalink) Old 02-03-2020, 07:59 PM
snails are your friend
 
Blue Ridge Reef's Avatar
 
PTrader: (13/100%)
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Asheville, NC
Posts: 2,064
She's almost pink, very pretty. I noticed a burgundy one in my cull tank the other day, pardon the film algae on the front glass:

Nothing good happens fast in an ecosystem.
Blue Ridge Reef is online now  
post #12 of 13 (permalink) Old 02-03-2020, 08:21 PM
Wannabe Guru
 
mgeorges's Avatar
 
PTrader: (4/100%)
Join Date: Feb 2017
Location: Shawnee, KS
Posts: 1,368
Quote:
Originally Posted by Blue Ridge Reef View Post
pardon the film algae on the front glass:
Inexcusable, sir!

Is that a neo or Caridina?
Blue Ridge Reef likes this.
mgeorges is online now  
post #13 of 13 (permalink) Old 02-04-2020, 02:30 PM
snails are your friend
 
Blue Ridge Reef's Avatar
 
PTrader: (13/100%)
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Asheville, NC
Posts: 2,064
Those are Neo culls I'm trying to raise for a member here.
mgeorges likes this.

Nothing good happens fast in an ecosystem.

Last edited by Blue Ridge Reef; 02-04-2020 at 06:30 PM. Reason: Double posted
Blue Ridge Reef is online now  
Reply

Tags
None

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:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



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
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome