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Forum: Reef Fishes 01/11/2008, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,707
Posted By Pea-brain
I honestly have trouble imagining that a thawing...

I honestly have trouble imagining that a thawing piece of frozen food soaked in a small cup of water which is rich in HUFAs could not absorb a ton of HUFAs. If I thaw a steak in water it is gonna...
Forum: Mantis Shrimp 01/11/2008, 05:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,682
Posted By Pea-brain
Mantis shrimp are extremely territorial-you'd end...

Mantis shrimp are extremely territorial-you'd end up with 1-2 dead mantises. For that size tank check out 1 P. ciliata. Or look at Dr. roy's list and see what mantises look good for you (most...
Forum: Mantis Shrimp 01/10/2008, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,119
Posted By Pea-brain
Many people keep peacocks in glass tanks...

Many people keep peacocks in glass tanks sucessfully. The only person on RC I know of that has witnessed a tank smash is Dr. Roy, and he studies them for a living so yeah...Put down the acrylic...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/10/2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By Pea-brain
My largest polyp (out of 4 lol) started doing...

My largest polyp (out of 4 lol) started doing that after I did a 3 day lights off cycle. I believe it is a response to low light. Now if it does that I throw some food in its mouth (cyclopeeze and...
Forum: Mantis Shrimp 01/10/2008, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,011
Posted By Pea-brain
A small air pump with some airline tubing would...

A small air pump with some airline tubing would likely be sufficient for a day or 2.

Dan
Forum: Mantis Shrimp 01/09/2008, 08:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,503
Posted By Pea-brain
I've never heard of P. ciliata "smashing"...

I've never heard of P. ciliata "smashing" anything, but I have heard of them pulling hermits out. At any rate, P. ciliata does it rarely at most.

Dan
Forum: Seahorses & Pipefish 01/09/2008, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,114
Posted By Pea-brain
If you panacur the tank most inverts (such as...

If you panacur the tank most inverts (such as coral) will not be able to live in it.

Dan
Forum: Other Invertebrates 01/09/2008, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,156
Posted By Pea-brain
Sand sifting stars are well known for eating all...

Sand sifting stars are well known for eating all the little micro inverts that are good for tanks. They eat bristleworms and all the other little good critters. They can deplete sand beds quite fast....
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/09/2008, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 237
Posted By Pea-brain
Most margaritas are from cold waters and die...

Most margaritas are from cold waters and die within 3-4 months in our tropical aquariums. It may have died naturally....

Dan
Forum: Other Invertebrates 01/09/2008, 01:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 612
Posted By Pea-brain
Yes, but the ecospheres are rather cruel. check...

Yes, but the ecospheres are rather cruel. check This (http://www.petshrimp.com/hawaiianredshrimp.html) out for info. Maybe we should get back on topic....

Dan
Forum: Mantis Shrimp 01/09/2008, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,205
Posted By Pea-brain
That sounds.....neat......Umm are there any cures...

That sounds.....neat......Umm are there any cures for a nematode infection? Is it fatal (sounds like it is....) Thanks Dr. Roy!

Dan
Forum: Other Invertebrates 01/09/2008, 10:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 612
Posted By Pea-brain
H. rubra can live from fresh to full strength...

H. rubra can live from fresh to full strength saltwater (and above) for their full 20+ year life span, but they will only breed in brackish water. Just clarifying for anyone who is wondering.

Dan
Forum: Reef Fishes 01/08/2008, 09:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 480
Posted By Pea-brain
I double the recommendation for a bluestripe pipe...

I double the recommendation for a bluestripe pipe pair. Just make sure they are eating frozen food (though that tank looks like it might be able to hold a good enough population of pods if it were...
Forum: Other Invertebrates 01/08/2008, 07:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 612
Posted By Pea-brain
You'd have a ton of trouble finding opae ula...

You'd have a ton of trouble finding opae ula (scientific name Halocaridina rubra BTW). They are near impossible to get at decent prices and only one place I've found sells them (some places sell them...
Forum: Mantis Shrimp 01/08/2008, 02:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,231
Posted By Pea-brain
P. ciliata change color to match their pattern...

P. ciliata change color to match their pattern generally. On black sand a P. ciliata would likely turn a dark color, very close to black. On white substrates with stalky algae they tend to be white...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/07/2008, 03:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 508
Posted By Pea-brain
I use a diabetic needle too to get the aptaisia....

I use a diabetic needle too to get the aptaisia. I use vinegar and if I can't stab the bugger shoot the entire needles worth down their hole. Usually kills'em dead (or as my friend would say "...
Forum: Mantis Shrimp 01/07/2008, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 950
Posted By Pea-brain
When your mantis runs out you should add more...

When your mantis runs out you should add more within a couple of weeks IMO (kinda like jawfish)

Dan
Forum: Mantis Shrimp 01/07/2008, 07:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,189
Posted By Pea-brain
Feed every other day or every 3rd day. This will...

Feed every other day or every 3rd day. This will make the mantis more active also.

Add more live rock (what species of mantis?)

Decrease the salinity (won't really help with nitrates or...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/06/2008, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 263
Posted By Pea-brain
I've actually foudn you will get a crapload of...

I've actually foudn you will get a crapload of detritus out of nearly every crevice and such by taking a new stiff bristle toothbrush (I use a colgate 360) and giving a few quick swipes over the...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/06/2008, 05:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 124
Posted By Pea-brain
Get rid of the margarita snails. Most of the ones...

Get rid of the margarita snails. Most of the ones (though not all) seem to be from colder waters and will die in a few months in a tropical system. If they have coprraline on their shell they may be...
Forum: Reef Fishes 01/06/2008, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By Pea-brain
My understanding is that they are passive fish...

My understanding is that they are passive fish who are often the target of agression. They can jump out of tanks so a good cover is important. The biggest problem is that it seems to be kind of hard...
Forum: Reef Fishes 01/06/2008, 04:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 702
Posted By Pea-brain
2-3 gobies (depends on type. Some are...

2-3 gobies (depends on type. Some are territorial, some swim, some are larger than others etc.)

1 jawfish if you have a deep enough sand bed & possibly a small goby

1 clownfish (perc or occ)...
Forum: Mantis Shrimp 01/06/2008, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,328
Posted By Pea-brain
Looks like a chiragra, probably female. Dan

Looks like a chiragra, probably female.

Dan
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/06/2008, 03:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 862
Posted By Pea-brain
aquaculturestore.com Dan

aquaculturestore.com

Dan
Forum: Other Invertebrates 01/06/2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By Pea-brain
Yeah, now that you mention it it sounds like a...

Yeah, now that you mention it it sounds like a amphipod.

Dan
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