I have used Dragon stone with CRS for many years with no problems at all, completely inert in my humble opinion.
I would suggest that...
After seeing this in the flesh today, i can vouch for the quality of the shrimp, if i could of got him to leave the room i would of been in there...
Wow that's a lot of crs!!!
Hey George, please share this!!
Currently successfully breeding and keeping Sulawesi shrimps and the amazing Sulawesi snails (bright orange)
Yes and some other shrimps!
Steve Smith!!! Long time no speak my friend! You still Biking?
Any algae, is the true answer. They love...
would love to see pics of shrimp rack and setup get them working again :)
Its been a while but things are going very well indeed.
Moved them from the small tank in the kitchen, to a larger tank in the garage...
Cheers Paulo, will try. Not managed any decent ones yet.
If you need any lessons let me know ;) :woot:
Will be setting up the garage tank, over...
5 babies!! Biggest being 8-10mm now!
Scratch that just saw three baby shrimps this evening!!!!
Cheers Paulo, I have to admit i am pleased!
Darrel - Thanks for taking the time to respond to this journal with lots of interesting points.
I have since added more floating plants, the...
Great news, saw my first baby last night. It was approx 3mm long! Also I think one of the females is pregnant again.
Been letting algae form on...
Hey chaps thanks for all the comments and words of encouragement, lets hope it all goes well!
Paulo, great advice, i will take on board the...
A couple of quick pics finally!
Sulawesi White Orchid Shrimp 1 by andyh_2011, on Flickr
Sulawesi White Orchid Shrimp 2 by...
Cheers Ady, Its just a budget halogen light from ikea, it does create heat but only raises the tank temp by about 0.5C, been using...
Just thought i would share a little project i have been tinkering with behind the scenes. Since attending Aquatics live and seeing the...
A selection of my shrimp from over the last few yrs:
CRS on the HC by andyh_2011, on Flickr
IMG_5801.JPG by andyh_2011, on...
I use Tropica ferts, easycarbo (when needed) CO2 on solenoid and ahve nice healthy CRS and other shrimp.
The main thing with shrimps is...
and rock and equipment in my experience!
give the HC some time to root and it will be fine! albeit if you plant it well shouldn't be a problem
This was my nano day 1 with a dozen cherries...
Re: Advice for cherry shrimp set-up
pictures asap please
Re: Advice for cherry shrimp set-up
With Cherries its simple just add water!
They are tough buggers and can survive in a huge range of...
I use aquasoil with my CRS and have to admit always have done, you could always add some wood as this can quite often help soften the water.
Thanks Mark!! :lol:
Good point, i didnt ask as i know from previous experience that they knew very little about the shrimps they were selling....
Went to get some Amano Shrimp for my tank yesterday wanted 6 or so, but to my surprise the fish shop i was in wanted Â£6 per shrimp!!!! Madness!...
they are nice on toast!
in my 60l i kept cherries and amano shrimp and dosed x3 the recommended dose daily with no problems.
I would gradually build it up, and keep an...
Both me and my dad have both used amazonia in our CRS tanks and we have both had breeding success. I also would add I haven't replaced the...
They all eat very similar things:
I feed my Amano, Cherries and Crystal Reds a mixture of the following
Hikari - Algae Wafers
Yes i have, just this morning i counted some more CRS babies about 2mm! They don't breed as quick as cherries and have to be settled into...
more video action, cherries and crystal red shrimps lots of them :thumbup:
Garuf is right
true orange shrimps require brackish to breed so would be ideal. I believe they are Caridina sp not a neocaridiana (like...
Lisa is bang on, they would last a very short time indeed!
i have had threadfins with shrimps, no problems!
I have or do keep shrimps (CRS, Cherry and Amamo) with the following:
These are a few pics and a HD video of my Super red Cherry Shrimp, decided to put these up as i cant have Paulo aka London Dragon have all the...
That's Quality! Tough Buggers! Although having seen your amano shrimp suprised you didn't see it on the floor as they are the size of horses!...
Have you got any pictures then?
Has anybody else got any ideas what they could be?
cool, get some fish in there b4 they take over! :wink:
They are not leeches, they are Paramecium. They feed on bacteria, algae and the decaying matter in your tank. If you had fish they would...
Yes they can roam! :crazy: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Mine cleans everything and anything :thumbup: Travels all over the tank.
not really, shrimps can tolerate a wide range of temps from 18c up.
I keep all of my different shrimps tanks at around 25-26. They breed happily,...
Dan, you have some nice looking shrimp there, its good to see another CRS enthusiast on here!
I am having some success with mine, they are...
I hope you dont mind but i think your over worrying it, all of our tanks have all manner of living things. As long as they are not a...
if you worried
Put it in a bowl next to the tank and over 30 mins add small amounts of tank water via piece of airline etc.
Then place in your...
Thats a wicked photo to show how well they work.
Dont worry sometimes snails can take days to move. The only real test is if you lift them out, do they smell! If so they are dead.
With ref to...
i use a mixture
Hikari Shrimp Cuisine
various algae wafers (Hikari and Tetra)
A varied diet is good for them, and they...
Whoa there people!!
George - you misunderstood, i don't want snail eggs everywhere so just wanted to check that one would be ok? :eh:
Do i need two for them to breed? or are those clever types that do it all themselves.... :lol:
Just thought i would share this with you all. I managed to source a Nerite snail locally last week and i have put in my Kitchen tank Setup, he has...
Shrimps will be happier with really fine grain gravel or sand, they like to root around. Also be aware that they are sensitive to all manner of...
Ada aquasoil is great, used it in a number of different setups and the results have been amazing!
Plus if you have mature media in your filter...
i will be interested to see what he his service is like as i was looking at getting some from him.
keep us updated?
By the way what have your...
Here is a picture of the Bogwoods Shrimps, (pics not great as taken on my phone)
At MH Shirley
In tank next to a cherry.
I wouldn't worry too much, give them time to settle in. Once they get used to their new surroundings they should start to appear more.
I bought approx 20 (from various places) cherry red shrimps about a year ago nothing special, then bought a further 20 from LondonDragon...
Do you have swine flu? :wink:
Wouldn't that be 'oink'? :lol:
Hey guys i have been playing around with my HD camera and getting a few bits of decent footage.
I had to drop the size a little but i have managed...
Guys, were are you getting these shrimps! ? I have been looking in the midlands for ages now and not found any, if anybody has seen these let me...
Anybody using one of these yet? Thinkin about getting one just wanted to hear peoples thoughts.
Easy Life ProFito
apparently this contains trace copper, see extract below:
"The presence of high concentrations of especially iron, potassium...
Just to see if i can post a video, its worth the wait :shock:
OK VIDEOS DONT WORK! :cry: Was great shrimp Vid!
Hopefully soon! I have 5 that deep red colour(females) and 2 males.
I picked them up last yr at a maidenhead aquatics in Derby, they have not had...
here are some of my cherry reds as you can see the females are v red!
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