Equipment

  • Starting A Fishless Cycle

    Posted on June 19, 2012 by Ryan-Owner

    We are starting the cycling of a new 55 gallon tank. We are using water, sponge filter, and 3 aged sponges all from seasoned tanks. Dosed with Seachem Stability and dropped in a small amount of Ammonia for a fishless cycle. Hoping this will fully cycle in 7-10 days.
    Anyone else have fishless cycle experience or [...]


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  • The Substrate Debate

    Posted on September 24, 2009 by Ryan-Owner

    I often read on forums and a few blogs about the differing opinions on the need for substrate and the affect of substrate color in a dwarf shrimp aquarium. So does a dwarf shrimp aquarium need substrate and does color matter? Continue Reading


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  • Aqua Soil Amazonia

    Posted on January 15, 2008 by Ryan-Owner

    I am often asked what the best substrate is to use for Dwarf Shrimp, and there tends to be on substrate that stands out in the Dwarf Shrimp hobby.  Aqua Soil Amazonia!
     

    Aqua Soil Amazonia will aid in maintaining a slightly acidic pH in the aquarium and even soften the water a bit.  This is important [...]


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  • Pre-Filters!

    Posted on November 14, 2007 by Ryan-Owner

    Many times I am asked if a hang on back filter is compatible with a dw
    Many times I am asked if a hang on back filter is compatible with a dwarf shrimp aquarium.  The answer depends on if one would like to breed the shrimp and raise the young.  If breeding and raising the young [...]


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