Salvinia Minima is one of around 12 recognized species of Salvinia. Originally from South/Central America and West indies, it has been found wild growing in a number of north american states and due to its’ invasive nature has been banned in some of them including Texas. It is related to Azolla, another floating plant Genus.Read More
The shrimp tank is a confined environment where waste (urine, excrement, plant debris, excess food, dead shrimp) is constantly released into the system. These nitrogen products are quickly degraded and transformed into ammonia (NH3), soluble in water, and invisible but which is very toxic to shrimp.Read More
In today’s post I shall be going over all the water changes I do for every species of shrimp I have, it is worth noting I use reverse osmosis water and buffers and that you might not get the same results as I do if you use tap water, this is because there can be a massive variation in peoples tap water from person to person.
For the tap water people that read this, please age your water like usual and use a dechlorinator, you want to do a minimum volume of water change each week, and you want to add your elixir of life back in slowly to avoid stress, try to do 10% a week or less.Read More