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  1. BRACKISH WATER PICTURES ARE OF MY ACTUAL SNAILS SHELLS HAVE A POINT. ROUNDED SHELLS ARE DUE TO A LACK IN CALCIUM These Malaysian Trumpet Snails have been set up in my Hawaiian red shrimp tank commonly know as Opae Ula. These snails help with the control of algae growing in the tank, on the rocks and side of the glass. Size 3/4" to 1" These can easily be put in fresh water but are currently in a brackish water tank with a Salinity of 1.08 One of the best things is that Malaysian Trumpet Snail care is easy and effortless. Trumpet Snails can live in small covered tanks & larger tanks as well. Just keep in mind they are living organisms that produce waste and tax the bio-load capacity of their aquatic world. So be mindful of the tank’s limitations and avoid overstocking. Water Parameters: Trumpet Snails seem to need little hands-on attention. As long as tank conditions are right, they will thrive in established tanks without much effort. While Malaysian Trumpet Snails can do well in a wide range of water parameters, it’s good to keep conditions in the freshwater community tank range: Aquarium pH: 7.0 – 7.5, with water on the hard side Water Temperature: 70 – 78 Degrees Fahrenheit Lighting: Standard community tank lighting Brackish Water Salinity 1.08 Malaysian Trumpet Snail care is similar to caring for other snails and shrimp. It’s important to test tank water often. Make sure Ammonia and Nitrite levels stay at 0 ppm, and control Nitrate levels as well as organic matter buildup with regular partial water changes. It’s also important that water be kept on the hard side as this is necessary for healthy shell growth. Be very careful when using plant fertilizers and medications as some of the ingredients may be harmful to Trumpet Snails. Most importantly, avoid copper, because even in small amounts, copper can be fatal. Malaysian Trumpet Snails are ferocious eaters spending most of the day under the substrate. They dig through substrate in search of edible matter that has accumulated on the tank bottom. When the tank lights go off, Trumpets can be seen moving up from the substrate to scour other hard surfaces for food. The next day, the snails burrow back into the substrate to spend lighted hours buried and out of site. While digging, their long mouth appears, extending well beyond their shells resembling an elephant trunk. Food Sources: Malaysian Trumpet Snails like left-overs including uneaten fish food, fish flakes, bottom feeder tablets, pellets, and algae wafers. They also enjoy all sorts of debris, detritus and soft algae growing on hard surfaces. Malaysian Trumpet Snails enjoy tanks with lots of live plants. The live plants continuously shed edible material adding to the snails natural diet. Malaysian Trumpet Snails do not seem interested in eating live plants, just the debris. Reproduction: Malaysian Trumpet Snails reproduce very quickly and in large numbers, especially if food is abundant. Other things being equal, the more food there is, the more Malaysian Trumpet Snails will reproduce. One of the ways hobbyists control Malaysian Trumpet Snail populations is to limit food levels long term. I know most states are quite hot around this year so I will be including free insulation box and cool packs. I will hold off shipping if the weather is in the 90's my goal is to transport them safely to their new owners! because of all of these precautions I am afraid I will not replace/refund for any rare cases of DOA's. they will be shipped with care marked, "fragile" "live fish" and "keep cool." I ALWAYS INCLUDE EXTRA SNAILS SO THIS WILL OFFSET ANY POSSIBLE DOA'S EXPERIENCED.
  2. Hey! 2 Days Ago I created a Shrimp Youtube Video for a friend with a big YT Channal. Someone told me that some Facts in the Video are not true, can you check this and tell me whats all wrong? Ty so much Heres the link https://youtu.be/eS7NlFTy4J4
  3. Hey Guys! I created a YT Video for a friend about shrimps. Someone told me that some information in the video is wrong, can you help me there and check this? Heres the video: Thanks for all the answers!!!
  4. Hey everyone, It's time for me to cull some of my blue diamond herd. So far I have managed to net 30+ in to a breeder box. I still have some more that are being difficult to catch which I'll be adding. I know there is at least one in the box that's berried. Most are juvenile to sub-adult in size. They will range in various colors but most all are brown. I'll include a couple of blue ones. I am asking $65.00 for all these shrimp. They will be shipped in kordon breather bags with a bit of moss inside an insulated box. Shipping is only available within the CONUSA. I accept Paypal only. Feel free to contact me with any questions. My parameters are PH- 6.8-7.0 TDS- 180 GH-6 KH- 0-1 Temp- 70-72 SHIPPING: USPS Priority - $15.00 (No DOA Guarantee) USPS Express - $35.00 (DOA Guarantee) DOA guarantee will only be valid if you send me a clear picture of the dead shrimp inside the bag next to my shipping label within an hour of their arrival. All the pics are from my BD tank. The offspring from these culls have a good chance turning out like some of the shrimp in the pics.
  5. Buy Various Colours And Sizes Of Freshwater Aquarium Cherry Shrimp. Neocaridina And Caridina Shrimp Available. For Everything Shrimp Visit 🦐 👇👇 Plainandshrimple.co.uk
  6. Currently I have the dennerle shrimp king 10 gallon, and I do really enjoy it, but I'd to upgrade relatively soon as I have the room for most 15-20s, unfortunately even though dennerle DOES sell a 20g version of the shrimp tank, I can't find a place to purchase it anywhere. And I figured this would be a good place to get some suggestions, are there any tanks in the 15-20 gallon range you would recommend? I'd prefer it come with decent lighting or lower on the price end so I can buy a decent light, obviously since this is a shrimp tank I'd like something with a good filter either in tank or all in one, but not a deal breaker. Other than that I'm open to suggestions. I was looking at the cobalt c-vue but 220 for an 18g with no lights doesn't sit well with me. Anything you guys can think of?
  7. I like taking pictures of my shrimps with my Nikon and my cellphone camera. Feel free to post some of your favorite shrimp pics here to share. Here's a few of mine to start
  8. So about half an hour ago i was just checking my neoc aquarium and i’ve realized that one of my shrimps has this black hue that starts from where the eggs should be located (im saying should because i cannot really gender it) to the start of its spinal area. it kinda looks suspicious idk if its the eggs becoming “fertile” (because its a young shrimp its not a juvenile nor a complete adult) or is it something parasitic. My parametres are healty and my aquarium has no potential of having any type of parasite or disease. If anyone can identify what it is it would be awesome. I think its just the eggs and she’s probably cookin up something down there (Edit) ok so i searched on the internet about Neocaridina shrimp saddles and i saw the same exact spot on other shrimps so that could be the saddle
  9. Hello, I would like to introduce Mugilogobius sarasinorum but I am afraid they will eat shrimp. Do you know a list of fish compatible with shrimp?
  10. Neo.mp4 Neo.mp4 Neo.mp4 I've noticed recently that some of my shrimp have a white looking growth between their whiskers. I thought it might be just part of the shrimp, but seeing it particularly larger on one of them has led me to believe that it might be some sort of fungal growth. Please let me know what you guys think of it from a this video
  11. Hey Shrimpers! Two months ago I bought a group of PRL Crystal Reds from a seller and I was really happy to notice that a few of them had red eyes! So I did some research online and to see if it’s common? Do any of you guys also have any CRS with red eyes? I’m aware that some people might say that they have been mixed with golden bees, but I doubt it since I trust the seller! Heres a picture of one of the bigger ones Should I try and cull the red ones to see if this trait can be bred?
  12. Greenteam

    30G Breeder

    So I just got moved into my new place a slowly settling in. So far I have not had the chance to work on my 30g breeder project, but today I had the day off and try to do the most that I could. Here's what the plan is so far. 1. Divide tank into 3 sections 2. figured out filtration 3. start cycle ASP
  13. Hi, thanks in advance for helping! I have a heavily planted 2 gallon nano tank with one ghost shrimp. I'm looking for tank mates, preferably solitary becuase I don't have the room for fish fry:). The tank is heavily planted, with 3 Marimo moss balls, 6 small water wisteria, and some natural decor and a cave. Ideas please? Tank specs are: Tempurature- a constant 69 pH- constant 7.8 ammonia/nitrites/all that jazz- 0ppm except for nitrates, which is about 15-20ppm usually The tank has undergone the nitrogen cycle. Thanks! This is a picture of the tank, to get a sense of dimensions. The flashy gravel was chosen by the youngest child in our family.
  14. Hey, brand new to this forum and just looking for a bit of advice. I have three ghost shrimp in my community tank. Two males and one female. They appear to be molting A LOT. Like I must have seen atleast 4 in the past two weeks...is this normal? I've heard molting can be a sign of I'll health. But they're all active and what not. Any advice would be fab please!
  15. Does anyone know what this shrimp is called? Grade? Quality? Tell me anything you can, thnx.
  16. Hi there, I am Vinny and this is my planted aquarium. it is a 20 long with a screen lid on top. I have had fish since I was nine years old, but I have never had a planted aquarium before. I have always wanted RCS in my tanks as a clean up crew, so that's what I did. When I put these guys in the tank they were all over cleaning plants and scavenging. And then I added fish about two weeks later... I added a golden wonder killi fish along with some small tetras. It seemed like the killi was hunting the RCS so I removed him from the tank. Now ever since I added the killi all my RCS have taken refuge in this plant shown in the picture bellow. The only time I see them leap out of the plant is at night time around 11:30pm... I have no idea what's the matter with them, but they are molting and still look very healthy. I am just concerned about the change in behavior. Any reply would help me so much! Thank you!!!
  17. Want to buy Orange Eye Blue Tiger (OEBT) shrimp. Reply with pics please.
  18. This is where I'll be keeping track of my newest project in hopes of creating some new and exciting pinto shrimp. I'm sure other cool looking shrimp will come out of this project and I'd like to share with you in this shrimping journey! Tank set up Soil - Amazonia Water- Re-mineralized RO Light - 7g Led low light (beamswork) 20g archaea compact 36W Filter - double sponge and oversized aqua clear hob Low light plants and moss. No co2 or ferts. My original 11 TB showed up back on March 3, 2014. They were 1x panda, 3 x shadow panda, 2x med/high grade bb and 5 low grad bb. As of today I have all mentioned above along with ruby red, wine red, red bolt, and bkk. I started selectively breeding female mosura mischlings with random male tb resulting in some mosura shadows. My TB parameters are PH-6.0 TDS- 155 GH- 5 KH- 0 Today I am starting to move some of my tb in to a 20L. The 20L has almost identical parameters as the 7g. I received my tibee on Oct. 29, 2014. Today I will be moving some selected tibee into my 7g cube Taiwan bee tank in hopes of creating some pintos. The tibee are still to young to breed. Once they grow a bit more I will move them in to a breeder box with selected tb. The tibee I’m using come from Jaime who has been selectively breeding tibees for some time now. The two types of tibees I’m using are pseudo tibees (TT x C grade crs) which are 4th or 5th generation. These can range from orange with red stripes to orange with black stripes and a couple of other oddballs. The other ones are are from the (super tiger x bumblebee) also 4th or 5th generation. This cross is mostly white right now. The mother had a blue-ish green tint on its head. It will be interesting to see how these look grown up. The parameters for the tibee tank are PH 6.5 GH 5 KH 0, TDS 140 Temp 72 Here's a link to my gallery
  19. Azoo Active Filter 4in1 has 4 different types of media that it comes with and I want to research toxicity before introducing to any shrimp colony... “Silver Ion” - inhibit bacterial infection. (SiO2, CaO, P2O5, Ag, Zn, Mg) “Far Infrared–Rays” - decreases size of water molicules, promotes better metabolism as well as color and lifespan. (SiO2, Al2O3, CaO, MgO, Fe2O3, Na2O, K2O) “Anion” - neutralizes suspended solids and other factors conducive to pathogens, providing clarified water, improved metabolism. (SiO2, CaO, Al2O3, TiO2) “Calcium & Magnesium Ion” - releases important ions such as Ca2+, Mg2+, B3+, Zn2+, Li+, Al3+. (SiO2, Al2O3, CaO, MgO, B2O3, ZnO, Li2O, Na2O) It would be nice if it turns out safe to use with invertebrates because of the effects of these media’s on water quality, FYI: I bought a small amount of this media and tried it in my tank but it was only 2 ceramic pieces of each type. Way less than actually needed for any tank size. I have not seen any indication that damage has been done to the colony since I added it about a month or two ago. My first year in shrimp keeping I’ve learned that to much of anything can kill, I understand that a lot of people say “copper kills shrimp!” Which it does but only at higher levels (~0.07 PPM for Caridina). But this media has things listed that I have no idea about, for instance... Lithium, Silver, Aluminum, Silicon. If anyone has any insight on even the smallest bit I would be glad to hear back and I’m sure this post will come in handy to the next person that runs across it.
  20. Ok so just made an account to ask this question... I have had a 30 gallon fish tank for some time now and soon I’m going to be upgrading to a 70 gallon and want to turn my old tank into a shrimp exclusive tank. I am not too interested in breeding, although it would be cool and I would like to know if it is possible with some species I picked out. From what I have gathered from some research neocaridinas can not interbreed so I can choose one neo. Then for caridinas i am getting conflicting answers. Can they all interbreed successfully? There are a few in particular I would like. My list is looking like this: 5 red cherry shrimp 5 blue bee shrimp 5 tangerine tiger shrimp 5 Indian green shrimp 3 crystal red shrimp 2 crystal black shrimp Would all of these get along? Would they all successfully breed? Will they be happy? If no to any of these please explain why and maybe an alternative, thank you!
  21. Black Safari ‘Dancing Man’ (Black Grade) Developed and bred by Monika Pohler of Germany (Shrimp Art). Black grades have a mix of pattern and color intensity. They will produce some higher grade offspring to build your own colony of higher grades through selective breeding. - **Includes 1 Black Grade ‘Shrimp Art’ identity coin. Price is 5/$350 or $75 ea (unsexed juvies) Shipping is $12 Priority or $35 for Express. DOA guaranteed only with express shipping option. No trades. Any questions feel free to ask. https://youtu.be/f-fOFrRAkgM **SMALL AMOUNT AVAILABLE, these are not mass bred**
  22. Black Safari ‘Dancing Man’ Shrimp (Silver Grade) “- Brillant colors in high quality (black IS black and white IS white) , but not full Dancing Man pattern. Sure there will be gold grades with full pattern in their offspring though.” Developed and bred by Monika Pohler of Germany (Shrimp Art). **includes 1 Silver Grade ‘Shrimp Art’ identity coin. Price is 3/$550 or $195 ea (unsexed juvies) Shipping is $12 Priority or $35 for Express. USA Only, outside of USA, contact me for shipping quotes. DOA guaranteed only with express shipping option. No trades. Any questions feel free to ask. Video available here. https://youtu.be/bZu3pzlAvtg **ONE PACKAGE AVAILABLE**
  23. Hi folks! Just wanted a general idea how you deal with algae in your tanks, if at all. I know there are different types and colors. Which are safe for your shrimp? Which are toxic? Are there non -chemical ways to treat it? I've read and heard a lot of contradictory info. Thanks for any feedback! Sandy
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