Where are you? I have ordered online from well known sites and had so-so luck with shrimp health. I think the mailing trip was a bit stressful. I have also found some locally on Craigslist and at lfs that were very hearty.
15 is plenty to start a colony but what is the size of the aquarium?
I would use something like this:
Or for a bit more quality and price:
Does the "mustache" have a clear edge or is it fuzzy speckled edged? I ask because Ive had vorticella pop up out of nowhere as in nothing new to the tank(treated it with no planaria). I would sometimes have to do a double take at the lower sliver under the rostrum that is a parallel and can...
No, I'm intimidated to make an egg tumbler but I will try one if my sky blue sheds hers. I wish someone would sell one online. I've seen a nice one on youtube that bounced them just like a shrimp mom but I'm not so handy. I will chalk it up to a trio of young moms then.
In one tank I've found 3 molts with eggs attached in the past two weeks. The molts only have a few eggs so maybe some stayed on? Is this just young moms or does it point to something off? There have been only two changes: 1. I added a heater and 2. My 7 yr old was in charge of feeding them a few...