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Thanks, the shrimp is in a local shop, it's the first I seen in Hong Kong.

Do you know what variation is this.

 

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20 hours ago, kms said:

 

Just one question, I see a shrimp I'd like local, but not sure what it is, it looks like a Mosura crown with a pinkish, orange white body, the patch is like a orange colour, do you know what shrimp it is.

The only one I can think of is the orange rili,

https://www.rendo-shrimp.de/epages/62701010.sf/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/Shops/62701010/Products/"1RS10 Orange Rili"

Or it maybe a golden bee?

Simon

20 hours ago, kms said:

 

Just one question, I see a shrimp I'd like local, but not sure what it is, it looks like a Mosura crown with a pinkish, orange white body, the patch is like a orange colour, do you know what shrimp it is.

The only one I can think of is the orange rili,

https://www.rendo-shrimp.de/epages/62701010.sf/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/Shops/62701010/Products/"1RS10 Orange Rili"

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These are what I purchased, they are out of snowflakes

 

Product

Description Ref. Unit price Qty Total
 

Vouchers

Total products: £ 37.98
Total vouchers (tax excl.) £ 0.00
Total gift-wrapping: £ 0.00
Total shipping: £ 8.16
Payment fee  
Total: £ 46.14
Total: £ 46.14
Glasgarten Shrimp Lollies - Artemia Power

Glasgarten Shrimp Lollies - Artemia Power

SKU : GH-2001138
GH-2001138
  • £ 5.99

£ 5.99
Shrimp King 5in1 Discovery Pack

Shrimp King 5in1 Discovery Pack

SKU : DEN-6099
DEN-6099
  • £ 11.00

£ 22.00
Shrimp King Mineral Fluid Double GH+

Shrimp King Mineral Fluid Double GH+

SKU : DEN-6141
DEN-6141
  • £ 9.99

£ 9.99
1 hour ago, sdlTBfanUK said:

not orange rilli, I will try to take some photo.

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Those are ALL things I buy, there will be a small packet of snowflake in the 5 in 1.  I don't know whether you can amend the order at this stage but they do have these snowflakes which I use, just a different brand (the same as is in 5 in 1) to the one you wanted, but you may well put through another order in the future.

https://www.pro-shrimp.co.uk/shrimp-king/397-shrimp-king-snow-pops-snowflake-4001615060690.html?search_query=snowflake&results=8

They are super efficient so it may be too late already anyway?

Simon

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18 minutes ago, sdlTBfanUK said:

Those are ALL things I buy, there will be a small packet of snowflake in the 5 in 1.  I don't know whether you can amend the order at this stage but they do have these snowflakes which I use, just a different brand (the same as is in 5 in 1) to the one you wanted, but you may well put through another order in the future.

https://www.pro-shrimp.co.uk/shrimp-king/397-shrimp-king-snow-pops-snowflake-4001615060690.html?search_query=snowflake&results=8

They are super efficient so it may be too late already anyway?

Simon

I didn't see that product, I saw a different one and it was out of stock, I sent them a msg to add two package, just waiting for a reply.

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That makes sense. I smash the 5 in 1 food with a hammer before opening each packet and then I tip them into a pot so they get a mix each day. A whole stick will probably be too much for your number of shrimps I think anyway. I then wet the flat end of an old shrimp lolly in the tank to 1-2mm and dip it in the mix and swish that in the tank, so they get a mix and it is spread around the tank so they don't have to fight over it. It should last quite a long time, I a still on my first pack of 5 in 1 mixed and that is nearly a year ago (though I only use it 2 days a week as I alternate with others), plus you are less likely to overfeed the shrimps which is very easy and common thing to do. Also, I use a lolly once a week but that is all the shrimps get that day, and I think they recommend a lolly for 30 shrimps, so you should probably just use half of one each time, as I used to when I had less shrimps! Even now with over 100 shrimps they only get the one lolly! I don't know whether you noticed but there is a mixed set of different lollies, which is the set I get.

Hope this all helps. I am still getting over the shock that you already got a shrimp I haven't heard of before today! Wow!

Simon

ps I may not be online tomorrow as we are having a powercut here for the day, so if you do post something don't think I am ignoring it if it takes a long time to reply!

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You are saying, you don't have the ghost bee.

 

Yeh, the lollies, I realised I got the mixed packet.

 

I have contacted them but not received a reply to add two pack of of snowflakes, should I just cancel those.

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30 minutes ago, kms said:

I didn't see that product, I saw a different one and it was out of stock, I sent them a msg to add two package, just waiting for a reply.

I have just called them and left a message for him to call me so if he does before it is sent  I'll see if he can change the order. He doesn't answer when I call as my number is private!

Simon

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1 minute ago, kms said:

You are saying, you don't have the ghost bee.

 

Yeh, the lollies, I realised I got the mixed packet.

 

I have contacted them but not received a reply to add two pack of of snowflakes, should I just cancel those.

I hadn't even known the ghost bee existed before I looked on that website?

The lollies you ordered are all artemia I think fro what you sent?

The 5 in 1 are only small packets so there is no reason to not get those and a tub extra of the snowflake, which is what I do.

Simon

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I copied this from my PC, but my PC won't allow me to make the purchase, it's a company PC with intranet network, and many restriction, So I have to do it on my mobile phone, it's the mixed lolly that I purchased.

I also feed my shrimps with guppy food and Shirakura shrimps pellet.

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9 minutes ago, kms said:

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D'oh! Suddenly remembered it is a bank holiday here............... I don't work so it is a normal day for me, but the shop will be closed so the order won't get dealt with today anyway. Can you go back in to the site and amend the order?

Simon

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They did reply to me regarding my purchased just a few hours again, because my address had a problem, but still waiting for my amendment about the purchase.

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3 minutes ago, kms said:

I copied this from my PC, but my PC won't allow me to make the purchase, it's a company PC with intranet network, and many restriction, So I have to do it on my mobile phone, it's the mixed lolly that I purchased.

I also feed my shrimps with guppy food and Shirakura shrimps pellet.

I feed chi-ebi which I think is shirakua, but as I say I alternate day to day, I got the chi ebi mainly as it was recommended for baby shrimps. You won't need the guppy food any more as you will have plenty of proper shrimp foods that have everything that is good for them.

You may not get very far with ProShrimp today, because it is a Bank holiday here so I doubt he is at the business premises today.

I may be able to get hold of him in the morning, and will try, depending on when they cut our power off!

Simon

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Just want to let you know, they have reply to me, open a new order and order as normal, state to combine order or open a ticket, they will refund me the extra shipping cost.

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Ok, thanks for the update! I guess the modern phones mean it is easier to do these things these days even when you're not at work, but I am not of that generation. Anyway sounds like you are all sorted and it worked in your favour it being a bank holiday over here today as normally it would already have been posted.

Simon

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Just to get back to the original subject to this thread, I retested the Z|EROWATER today after the filter has been used for 94L of tapwater (TDS171, GH5, KH3, PH7.5) as I wanted to check all was still working as well as when the filter was new.

TDS 000 

GH 0-1

KH 0-1

PH 5.5-6

These figures are the same as when the filter was new. Admittedly it is PROBABLY near time when it will need to be changed (about 100-110L for my water).

Simon

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Just to let you know, I have received both package today, I also noticed that zerowater 20 cup I purchased was priced wrong, I got  it for GBP 19 with coupon GBP 5 discount, making it GBP14, apparently the price with up the next day from GBP 19 to GBP 26.99.

 

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It would still have been a bargain at the full price, so you did really well. The length that the filter lasts will depend on the TDS of your water but I think yours is a lot less than ours is in the UK. My TDS 170 does about 100L so if your TDS is half ours then it should do 200L?

I'm impressed the stuff from UK has arrived already! It may be worth considering that for future stuff?

Simon

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2 minutes ago, sdlTBfanUK said:

It would still have been a bargain at the full price, so you did really well. The length that the filter lasts will depend on the TDS of your water but I think yours is a lot less than ours is in the UK. My TDS 170 does about 100L so if your TDS is half ours then it should do 200L?

I'm impressed the stuff from UK has arrived already! It may be worth considering that for future stuff?

Simon

There won't be any purchased from pro shrimp any time soon, the amount I purchased will last me a long time.

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I agree it should last a long time. Don't forget to mash up the 5 in 1 with a hammer BEFORE opening the packets as it is much easier and cleaner to do it that way than trying to do it once the packets are opened! If the 2 snowflake bottles are only about half full I would put both those in the one tub and use the other tub to empty the 5 in 1 into and mix/store it in it!

The mineral fluid double is super easy to use but needs a thorough shaking each time you use it to get a consistent reading.

Simon

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Thanks for the tip.

 

I have a question about the zerowater filter, is that a little hole at the bottom, or do I have to make a hole.

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I assume that is where the water comes out once filtered. As it is such a thorough filter it comes through quite slowly, much slower than say a brita. I have never had to do anything other than just screw the filter in! Hope this answers the query?

Simon

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