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Red crystal shrimp grazing on an almond leaf!

Red crystal shrimp grazing on an almond leaf!

Rare blue bolt with patterns full of character~ 

Rare blue bolt with patterns full of character~ 

Green hulk/blue jelly shrimp~ newest addition to my tank! 

Green hulk/blue jelly shrimp~ newest addition to my tank! 

Berried Caridina Formosae in my crystal tank- can’t wait to see shrimplets out and about! 

Berried Caridina Formosae in my crystal tank- can’t wait to see shrimplets out and about! 

Coolest picture of shrimplets — featuring the shrimplet pie with a sprinkle of fiery red! Check out the relative size of the shrimp versus substrate. Fire red cherry shrimplets latching onto a Bicom shrimp food pellet during feeding time at ShrimpFever’s new store location. Lots of shrimps getting berried this summer~ - photo courtesy of ShrimpFever.com

Coolest picture of shrimplets — featuring the shrimplet pie with a sprinkle of fiery red! Check out the relative size of the shrimp versus substrate.

Fire red cherry shrimplets latching onto a Bicom shrimp food pellet during feeding time at ShrimpFever’s new store location. Lots of shrimps getting berried this summer~ 


- photo courtesy of ShrimpFever.com

Female blue bolt crystal shrimp on mini pelia moss from ShrimpFever. Newest addition to my crystal breeding tank.

Female blue bolt crystal shrimp on mini pelia moss from ShrimpFever. Newest addition to my crystal breeding tank.

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Reblogged from theotsiproject
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Do-It-Yourself Designs for Daily Living
How older Americans are reimagining household objects from soap to straws to make their lives easier. 
As the population ages, designers are working to make homes, tools and other products safer for the elderly to use. Older people themselves can be resourceful in finding ways to adapt their surroundings to their diminished vision, muscles and dexterity.
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theotsiproject:

Do-It-Yourself Designs for Daily Living

How older Americans are reimagining household objects from soap to straws to make their lives easier. 

As the population ages, designers are working to make homes, tools and other products safer for the elderly to use. Older people themselves can be resourceful in finding ways to adapt their surroundings to their diminished vision, muscles and dexterity.

Read more @ http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323415304578368591622892684.html#project%3DIVHackprint%26articleTabs%3Darticle

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Dwarf crayfish, female.

Dwarf crayfish, female.

Pumpkin shrimp, from the neocaridina family. Put this unique drift wood in recently where shrimps can seek shelter in the holes. Freshly molted shrimps love standing here.

Pumpkin shrimp, from the neocaridina family. Put this unique drift wood in recently where shrimps can seek shelter in the holes. Freshly molted shrimps love standing here.

Aquascaping my second shrimp tank before and after snapshots.

Aquascaping my second shrimp tank before and after snapshots.

Pumpkin and rili shrimp in a feeding frenzy. My assassin snail is in the midst of chaos as well. 

Pumpkin and rili shrimp in a feeding frenzy. My assassin snail is in the midst of chaos as well. 

Crayfish’s temporary home while I was preparing his new home. Hardy little creature he is! 

Crayfish’s temporary home while I was preparing his new home. Hardy little creature he is!