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Inside each EcoSphere are active micro-organisms, small shrimp, algae and bacteria, each existing in filtered sea water. Because the EcoSphere is a self-sustaining ecosystem, you never have to …
Dec 20, 2017 · Shrimp Bubble $52 9 Shrimp Bubble 9.0/10 Pros Contains both flora and fauna No maintenance required Ability to access system for adjustments Can purchase supplementary food and additional shrimp Cons Not truly closed system Buy on Amazon Very similar in construction (and identical in organism stocking), the Shrimp Bubble is a viable alternative to the […]
Making a completely self sustaining shrimp tank is pretty much impossible. Those ecospheres are actually fairly terrible. They are not self sustaining. They take one of the hardiest most long lived species of shrimp in the world, and let them slowly starve to death over the span of a few years.
Top responsesMaking a completely self sustaining shrimp tank is pretty much impossible. Those ecospheres are actually fairly terrible. They are not self sustaining. … read more12 voteswould you guys post some pictures of your ecospheres?1 voteSee all
Self-Sustaining Tropical Fish Tank with Shrimp Tweet A recent Forum post in tropicalfishkeeping.com raises a lot of interesting questions about the concept of a tiny eco-system for a tropical fish tank that features freshwater shrimp.
A self-sustaining aquarium is one where all the inhabitants can survive without the constant care of a person. Nothing goes in; nothing goes out. Ideally the only requirements from the outside would be light and the addition of extra water on occasion. Creating a perfectly self-sustaining ecosystem is an art,
The Inside Story. Inside each EcoSphere are active micro-organisms, small shrimp, algae and bacteria, each existing in filtered sea water. Because the EcoSphere is a self-sustaining ecosystem, you never have to feed the life within. Simply provide your EcoSphere with a source of indirect natural or artificial light and enjoy this aesthetic blend
Self Sustaining Shrimp Tank (self.shrimptank) submitted 1 year ago by Lv_InSaNe_vL First off I know that a completely self-sustaining aquarium of any kind is basically impossible, but outside of adding water and the electricity of running the lights, I am interested in setting up a self-governing ecosystem.
Top responsesFirst off, if you havent, check out the Walstad method. Probably the closest thing to self sustaining as you’ll get. I tried a sealed shrimp jar and it led to some die … read more10 votesI would definitely add snails of some kind to help with the cleanup! I like the Malaysian Trumpet snail for detritus, and I enjoy zebra nerite for other stuff.2 votesWell shrimp do eat biofilm in the tank however you will still have to feed them pellets or other foods. This is really true for the more you have. You will have to do … read more2 votesBy heavily stocked, do you mean with plants?2 votesWait, is having Triops in aquariums really a thing? Where and how do I do that :O2 votesYou might want to think more “low maintenance” tank than “self sustaining”. A mature tank will tend to have enough algae/biofilm to feed … read more2 votesSee all
Ecosphere (aquarium) The main conceptual interest of these objects lies in the fact that they are materially closed ecological systems which are self-sustaining over a period of years. At room temperature, and with only low inputs of light, the algae produce …