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 #5055  by odin
 06 May 2018 14:02
Depending how old they are you may get eggs showing up after moulting. Have you observed any chasing or some seeking out other shrimp .
 #5075  by QDanT
 09 May 2018 19:39
odin wrote: 06 May 2018 14:02 Depending how old they are you may get eggs showing up after moulting. Have you observed any chasing or some seeking out other shrimp .
No chasing, but at odd times I'll see one Shrimp doing high speed laps of the tank.
From Red ones to White their main aim seems to be Eating !
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Do you ever put an Indian Almond leaf in an Opae ula tank
 #5076  by odin
 09 May 2018 20:15
QDanT wrote:Do you ever put an Indian Almond leaf in an Opae ula tank

Nope, they tend to reduce a tanks PH (which we dont need) and their main purpose is to break down to offer antibacterial properties to the shrimp tank. I wouldn't bother with them if i had to be blunt.
 #5079  by QDanT
 11 May 2018 11:03
odin wrote: 09 May 2018 20:15
QDanT wrote:Do you ever put an Indian Almond leaf in an Opae ula tank
Nope, they tend to reduce a tanks PH (which we dont need) and their main purpose is to break down to offer antibacterial properties to the shrimp tank. I wouldn't bother with them if i had to be blunt.
Thanks for that, they seem OK without :grin3:
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 #5080  by odin
 11 May 2018 14:46
That one in the last 2 photos looks a well fed shrimp indeed! :laugh: :happy: :tongue:
 #5081  by QDanT
 11 May 2018 15:32
odin wrote: 11 May 2018 14:46 That one in the last 2 photos looks a well fed shrimp indeed! :laugh: :happy: :tongue:
Nom ! nom nom, it looks like it's about to 'burst' :what:
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 #5085  by QDanT
 14 May 2018 17:44
Seems quite on here, hope I'm not posting too much ?
since I removed the two small tanks from the counter top next to the Opae ula tank there's been several Opae
out all the time :smile: both the small tanks had an internal power filter and though you couldn't hear them
I wonder if there was a vibration, through the counter top, the Opae didn't like ?
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 #5086  by odin
 14 May 2018 17:49
Post to your hearts content! I love seeing photos inside other peoples tanks. That’s a good point about the vibrations and could be why but unless you put it back on and see if they go back into hiding I guess we will never know. The tank that those shrimp came from didn’t have any sort of external disturbance at all so maybe they are a bit sensitive lol.


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 #5088  by QDanT
 16 May 2018 17:40
I don't usually see any on the substrate they're usually on the tank sides
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but spotted one grubbing about :grin3:
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 #5110  by QDanT
 19 May 2018 21:15
Noticed a couple of shed skins on the tank sides when the lights came on this morning
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