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Offline Ashlar

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Re: Rearing Peppermint Shrimp
« Reply #60 on: March 01, 2012, 23:06:13 »
That's an awesome milestone! Congratulations!!

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Re: Rearing Peppermint Shrimp
« Reply #61 on: March 02, 2012, 00:06:55 »
Thanks all, it has been fun.

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Re: Rearing Peppermint Shrimp
« Reply #62 on: March 02, 2012, 08:18:15 »
Very very cool!!!

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Re: Rearing Peppermint Shrimp
« Reply #63 on: March 02, 2012, 08:24:44 »
Brian such an awesome thread. Good work man, I don't know how you find time for this, but keep it up man ;)
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Re: Rearing Peppermint Shrimp
« Reply #64 on: March 02, 2012, 12:32:42 »
Brian such an awesome thread. Good work man, I don't know how you find time for this, but keep it up man ;)

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Re: Rearing Peppermint Shrimp
« Reply #65 on: March 14, 2012, 01:32:49 »
Thanks all, they are 53 days old now. All doing really good, growing well. One of them is 3/4" long. They are super fast a lot faster then an adult shrimp and hide when I am around. Pics are next to impossible at this stage.

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Re: Rearing Peppermint Shrimp
« Reply #66 on: March 19, 2012, 11:24:17 »
That's great brian
SIZE DOES MATTER

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Re: Rearing Peppermint Shrimp
« Reply #67 on: April 18, 2012, 22:15:26 »
The shrimp are 88 days old today and noticed one of the females carrying eggs this evening. There are around 40 of them that survived this long. Raising them was a pain, I learned a lot but doubt I will do it again. Here is blurry pic of some.



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Re: Rearing Peppermint Shrimp
« Reply #68 on: April 18, 2012, 22:22:49 »
wow man if you got 40 heck at 5 buck each thats 200 bucks
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Re: Rearing Peppermint Shrimp
« Reply #69 on: April 18, 2012, 22:28:35 »
I got more then that in raising them though :)

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Re: Rearing Peppermint Shrimp
« Reply #70 on: April 18, 2012, 22:40:29 »
but next time you should have a 90% success that would be even more
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Re: Rearing Peppermint Shrimp
« Reply #71 on: April 18, 2012, 22:44:59 »
I have about 250$ in the first group for which 16 survived. Probably have about 75$ in the second batch for which 24 survived. So it is better but it takes a lot of time. I could probably get it down to about 35$ per batch and likely get more to survive but it is so much work. Their wouldn't be much profit because I think stores buy them wholesale for about $1.50 - $1.75 each.

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Re: Rearing Peppermint Shrimp
« Reply #72 on: April 18, 2012, 22:49:56 »
o wow ya thats a lot of work for not much pay out
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Re: Rearing Peppermint Shrimp
« Reply #73 on: April 19, 2012, 08:06:29 »
But you look at the knowledge gained. And the experience. Those are priceless. Being able to make most of your $ back is just a plus.

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Re: Rearing Peppermint Shrimp
« Reply #74 on: April 19, 2012, 08:10:57 »
It was good knowledge gained and quite an experience :)

 

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