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    Sometimes females lose their colour especially...

    Sometimes females lose their colour especially when they are carrying eggs etc that doesn't mean they do not have good genes..... If your female has very nice colours when she was young like her...
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    Light and molting....

    Anyone has any idea how important light is for the development of the shell as well as molting of CRS shrimps?
    I know light is very important for tortoises especially for the health of their shells...
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    So exciting!!!! Anyway these two species may have...

    So exciting!!!! Anyway these two species may have the same ancestor not too long ago since they are found in the same sulawesi lake? and chance of hybridising is probably quite high...... Please take...
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    Hi, Mooingtricycle, the very fact that there are...

    Hi, Mooingtricycle, the very fact that there are no shrimplets after a few months for the cherries show that there is a problem. Have you seen them get berried cause cherries should get berried at 4...
  5. That shrimp is such a beauty with 4 white bands...

    That shrimp is such a beauty with 4 white bands and suggestion of beginnings of a no entry sign!!!! Anyway it would be nice if you continue to breed your C grade shrimps without adding S/above grades...
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    Loaches are beautiful adorable fishes that given...

    Loaches are beautiful adorable fishes that given the cool pristine well aerated water can really thrive. In south east asia , they thrive in cool waterfall streams and are really opportunistic...
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    You should keep that shrimplet for selective...

    You should keep that shrimplet for selective breeding, then you will have a whole brood of high IQ CRS!!!!:cool:
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    What's the temperature of your water? Turning...

    What's the temperature of your water? Turning blackish/transparent means they are about to hatch soon. My water temperature is 27C and the eggs take about 25 days to hatch, generally the higher the...
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    Kuhli loaches = death for all the shrimplets in...

    Kuhli loaches = death for all the shrimplets in the tank.......:behead:
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    That's good, that means your tank is already...

    That's good, that means your tank is already cycled and even though your fishes has all been removed, there's the detritus that has accumulated for months in the gravel as well as your filter to keep...
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    Err..... leave the dead fish out, it produces too...

    Err..... leave the dead fish out, it produces too much ammonia and also it can cause a planaria boom if you already have planaria in there. Anyway planaria are ubiquitous and probably exist in your...
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    Does anyone know the maximum temperature that...

    Does anyone know the maximum temperature that these sulawesi shrimps can tolerate? Will they do well in a tank of like maybe 30C?
  13. Thread: Flying CRS Shot

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    Truly amazing shrimp and photo, period!!!!!...

    Truly amazing shrimp and photo, period!!!!! :shocked::shocked::shocked:
  14. Thread: CRS Slowly Dying.

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    Err........ Isn't 50% water change at one go a...

    Err........ Isn't 50% water change at one go a bit too drastic? I think 20-30% max is the recommendation by most people. The fact that you had a 50% water change yesterday and some near death today...
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    I agree on the phobic inbreeding part...... Just...

    I agree on the phobic inbreeding part...... Just look at the birds of paradise in new guinea and irian jaya, all the wonderful super vigorous species of birds of paradise supposedly were descendants...
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    Doesn't look like a typical CRS as the width of...

    Doesn't look like a typical CRS as the width of the white bands are thicker than normal. And it is also not true that we asians don't care about the lineages of the shrimps, I have asked numerous...
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    Looks like you really have a very complicated...

    Looks like you really have a very complicated water issue problem and some of the forummers do have tried their best to help you with the issue.... Looking at the situation, a fan may not be a good...
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    Be careful with fast changes to water parameters...

    Be careful with fast changes to water parameters to shrimps be it temp or other parameters.....
    A fast rise in temp esp to over 28C will result in some shrimp death, I know as I only use fan for my...
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    It would take a long time to denature all the...

    It would take a long time to denature all the fresh enzymes in the green leaves, better to just use brown dried leaves from the ground and soak them thoroughly for a few days before using. At least...
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    Way to go Mat, do embark on the experiment and...

    Way to go Mat, do embark on the experiment and inform us of the result.... As for me, I have seen breviata on sale but didn't buy them as from what I read, they need even cooler water than CRS and as...
  21. Thread: Two simple ideas?

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    I think that could only be use if there are no...

    I think that could only be use if there are no shrimplets around..... Shrimplets are so small sometimes it is almost impossible to see them among the gravel/substrate. Many times I would not see just...
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    Good work!!!! I think you kind of about summarize...

    Good work!!!! I think you kind of about summarize the whole thing for us. I think the consensus is that for crystal red, the best grade possible is up to grade A and you probably need "breviata"...
  23. Thread: Two simple ideas?

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    That's what I would do for the main breeding tank...

    That's what I would do for the main breeding tank for CRS, you can have a community tank with suitable fishes etc for the CRS "rejects" where breeding is not the priority. Shrimplets are only 1mm-2mm...
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    My snails clean out whatever food that is left...

    My snails clean out whatever food that is left and also if my shrimps are hungry, they always snatch back the food from the snails. I think snails are the safest to clear uneaten food in a shrimp...
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    Can you define "short time" ? Does anyone know...

    Can you define "short time" ? Does anyone know the lifespan of snails in general? I notice my snails to slowly start getting white lines as they get older like after a few months and then they die....
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