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Old 01-28-2012, 05:52 PM   #1251
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Hi well done on the ping pong
Thanks for putting photo's on of 'Cocktail' I take it you just got the one shrimp?
Yup we really wanted an emerald crab or a sally light foot crab but couldnt find any at one of the stores
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Old 01-28-2012, 06:33 PM   #1252
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He is in the tank! Pics tomorrow, once he comes out more, and the lights are on
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Old 01-29-2012, 02:22 AM   #1253
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So how much and how often should i feed this shrimp? They are the reeeeeally small NLS pellets
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So how much and how often should i feed this shrimp? They are the reeeeeally small NLS pellets
Just put in about 5-7 pellets once every 2 days until you get fish. TBH I've used the NLS pellets before and didn't like them because they would always become soggy and my fish would never eat them. Now I got omega one flakes with garlic already in them and my fishes color really seem to pop and they love it!! The mandarin I've got my eye on at my LFS only eats pods but I'm going to bring some flakes there and try to see if it eats it. I take a pinch of flakes then stick it in the water for a few seconds while it's still in between my fingers then stir so that the food doesn't float at the top of the water.
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Old 01-29-2012, 02:39 AM   #1255
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Oooooh okay if these flakes dont work well for us we will get those! Haha our peppermint is very shy, has been hiding in the rock structure since we got him in the tank!
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Old 01-29-2012, 04:38 AM   #1256
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Hey guys! We came home to cocktail zooming all around the tank!! We fed him some, and saw him eat too!

A worry NuNu has is that we have too much flow? Whenever he would swim twoards the top strata of the tank he would be blow all around until he hit a rock. Is this bad? It sure didnt look too good!
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Hey guys! We came home to cocktail zooming all around the tank!! We fed him some, and saw him eat too!

A worry NuNu has is that we have too much flow? Whenever he would swim twoards the top strata of the tank he would be blow all around until he hit a rock. Is this bad? It sure didnt look too good!
Idk I have 2 800gph ph in my 25g and it was making sand fly all over the place so I turned one off and sand is still moving around and there's flow everywhere but I feel like the flow is perfect. What helps is to point both ph towards the surface or put both on the back glass. When it hits the front glass the flow goes in random directions. Here is the way I set up mine
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Oh wow thats a great idea! Okay we will try it out tomarrow and see how it changes the flow! Our lil shrimp is flying all over the place! Thanks! Haha
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Wow that's really cool. I might have to get an invert soon.
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Wow that's really cool. I might have to get an invert soon.
Wow you dont have any inverts?! They are the best! I will try and take a few pics of him in the tank today if he isnt shy!
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