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Forum: Arowana Discussion 20-06-2018, 11:36 PM
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Posted By Natureman
But it really a puzzle to me where can the silver...

But it really a puzzle to me where can the silver aro went to! It can't disappear in thin air. If it cannot jump out any more, the dead fish must be still inside the tank. Did you take out all the...
Forum: Freshwater Invertebrates Forum 13-03-2018, 01:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,281
Posted By Natureman
Every time I changed water for my prl tank, they...

Every time I changed water for my prl tank, they tend to "fly" everywhere, many of them. Is that a sign they are stressed by WC? Or they are happy with fresher water ?:)
Forum: Freshwater Invertebrates Forum 12-03-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,281
Posted By Natureman
U add the crab shell? Isn't it same same as...

U add the crab shell? Isn't it same same as adding coral chips to increase water hardness?
Forum: Freshwater Invertebrates Forum 10-03-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,281
Posted By Natureman
Beware of China made TDS meter

I was using those cheap $8 TDS pen. It was ok for 2 yrs then it stopped working. Replaced new batteries also not working. The last reading of my shrimp tank water was 140 ppm with this TDS pen before...
Forum: Freshwater Invertebrates Forum 19-12-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,281
Posted By Natureman
With climate change, day time indoor temp in Sg...

With climate change, day time indoor temp in Sg can hit 30oC or more in some days. Above 30oC , most shrimps can't survive. Chiller is the only way if serious about shrimp keeping. Fans may not be...
Forum: Freshwater Invertebrates Forum 11-12-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,281
Posted By Natureman
10% WC per week is ok or need more frequent?

10% WC per week is ok or need more frequent?
Forum: Freshwater Invertebrates Forum 11-12-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,281
Posted By Natureman
Thanks for the suggestion. Will try out yr tips.

Thanks for the suggestion. Will try out yr tips.
Forum: Freshwater Invertebrates Forum 10-12-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,281
Posted By Natureman
How to increase shrimp population?

My PRS seemed to stop increase in numbers after reaching a few hundred pcs in 3 ft tank. pH is 6.2, TCS is around 130 ppm and water temp set at 24oC. Any thing can stimulate mating and breeding of...
Forum: Freshwater Invertebrates Forum 05-10-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,048
Posted By Natureman
Just maintain TDS around 130 can already. No need...

Just maintain TDS around 130 can already. No need to worry about calcium. Shrimp food should hv enough calcium.
Forum: Tank set-ups, Filtration & Water Management 28-07-2017, 03:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,319
Posted By Natureman
With the increase in water bill, do u observe a...

With the increase in water bill, do u observe a major rise in monthly SP bill?
Forum: Tank set-ups, Filtration & Water Management 22-07-2017, 05:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,319
Posted By Natureman
Wow ! Must have taken a bit of time to do all the...

Wow ! Must have taken a bit of time to do all the tests but that's very good to keep tip top water parameters. Thumbs up to you! But I think most will do WC routinely without any tests. To them, a...
Forum: Tank set-ups, Filtration & Water Management 20-07-2017, 11:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,319
Posted By Natureman
Wow daily WC very good for yr fishes and good use...

Wow daily WC very good for yr fishes and good use of used tank water to fertilize yr plants, no waste of water.

High bioload will need more frequent WC. I got 4 ft tank with 9 to 10 medium size...
Forum: Tank set-ups, Filtration & Water Management 20-07-2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,319
Posted By Natureman
How to know when to WC

How u know when to do WC of tanks?

Some hobbyists swear by smell of water.

Professional ones will test nitrate levels and decide.

I test water TDS meter. Just dip TDS meter into water and...
Forum: Tank set-ups, Filtration & Water Management 20-07-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,742
Posted By Natureman
More anti chlorine woild be needed if u put tap...

More anti chlorine woild be needed if u put tap water directly into tank.
Forum: Tank set-ups, Filtration & Water Management 20-07-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,742
Posted By Natureman
Best to mix tap water with anti chlorine in a...

Best to mix tap water with anti chlorine in a large pail and then put in the treated water to yr tank.
Forum: General Freshwater Forum 02-05-2017, 03:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,928
Posted By Natureman
What is the diet of albino lung fish? It eats the...

What is the diet of albino lung fish? It eats the small fishes?
Forum: Freshwater Invertebrates Forum 26-12-2016, 05:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,166
Posted By Natureman
A matured tank normally zero ammonia as bb well...

A matured tank normally zero ammonia as bb well established.
Forum: Planted Tanks & Aquascaping Forum 14-09-2016, 08:17 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 110,860
Posted By Natureman
Can share whether fishing line or net to tie mini...

Can share whether fishing line or net to tie mini fissiden to DW. Which one give better result? Cheers
Forum: Freshwater Invertebrates Forum 19-08-2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 28,007
Posted By Natureman
3 ft tank. Think can hold thousands of prl...

3 ft tank. Think can hold thousands of prl shrimps in a few months time.
Forum: Freshwater Invertebrates Forum 19-08-2016, 03:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 28,007
Posted By Natureman
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Forum: Freshwater Invertebrates Forum 19-08-2016, 03:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 28,007
Posted By Natureman
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Forum: Freshwater Invertebrates Forum 18-08-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 28,007
Posted By Natureman
Main thing is to monitor TDS. For my prl tank, I...

Main thing is to monitor TDS. For my prl tank, I just maintain at 135. Just do minor water change with RO water. Did not bother with other parameters. From 9 prl, now got hundreds of shrimplets.
Forum: Freshwater Invertebrates Forum 06-08-2016, 08:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 28,007
Posted By Natureman
Don't wash the sponge as it houses beneficial...

Don't wash the sponge as it houses beneficial bacteria. If keep on washing, cannot established bacterial colony. Only wash sponge if very dirty and wash using tank water only.
Forum: Freshwater Invertebrates Forum 04-08-2016, 03:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 28,007
Posted By Natureman
If u keep doing such a big % WC, yr tank will not...

If u keep doing such a big % WC, yr tank will not cycled. Just leave the cycling process goes on until ammonia and nitrite is 0. Nitrate should hv some low value, cannot be 0. Last time I threw in...
Forum: Freshwater Invertebrates Forum 02-06-2016, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,881
Posted By Natureman
Fish and shrimps never a good combination as...

Fish and shrimps never a good combination as shrimplets will be food for the fishes. Also not good to keep different species of shrimps that can cross breed. If keep PRL then should be just PRL,...
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