Equipment

  • Starting A Fishless Cycle - Aquarium Fishless Cycle

    Posted on January 17, 2014 by Ryan Curtis

    7 Steps to a Starting fishless cycle:
    Aquarium fishless cycle
    1. Chose one of the below options
    (Option A Recommend)
    If you have any way to get access to an established tank. An established tank is one that has been running for a while and is fully cycled. This can be found out by using test kits.
    Theshrimpfarm.com offers test [...]


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  • The Substrate Debate

    Posted on September 24, 2009 by Ryan Curtis

    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 Curtis

    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 Curtis

    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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