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  1. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    Hey guys, So I recently setup a small aquarium for starting a RCS colony. I fishless cycled the tank and in the interim, started growing out a pearlweed carpet and ambulia forest as I thought these would give lots of hiding spots and surface area for algae films to grow. After ensuring the...
  2. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    I've have a few(4-5) cherry shrimp die on me lately, and I'm not really sure why. I think it may be a molting issue as I have not seen an exoskeleton in a while. Tank is a well planted Spec V with a Finnex 24/7 and pressurized CO2. It's been running for 2 years now, no issues. Weekly 50% water...
  3. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    I recently bought thirty red cherry shrimp from aquatic arts. They arrived the day before yesterday and within six hours became very lethargic, for the most part staying still for extended periods of time. I should add that the only acclimation I did was to put the bags they came in in the water...
  4. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    Current tank parameters: pH between 7 and 7.4 Temperature is around 28-29 Ammonia tester has gone bad and gave unreliable readings ( always eight ppm even though there are living things in the tank ), but I use some neutralizers just in case. I do not currently have a reader for TDS, gH, or...
  5. Low Tech Forum
    Hi everyone. My friend recently got herself a shrimp bowl. it's a 2 gallon bowl with some live plants, sand substrate, and cherry shrimp. Or at least there used to be cherry shrimp. They all slowly died one by one and we have no clue what's going on. We tested the water. Few nitrates. No...
  6. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    Reposted :Our fresh water tank is just four weeks old and currently hosts 14 lambchop rasboras, 4 neon tetras, 4 Zebra Loaches, 2 Chinese algea eaters, 3 ghost shrimps and 1 amano shrimp. Tank capacity is 30 gallons. Temp. Is maintained at 75, ph is 7.2, 0 ammonia, nitrate, nitrite. We change 15...
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