Babaulti Shrimp – Habitat, Care, Feeding, Tank Size, Breeding

Babaulti Shrimp – Habitat, Care, Feeding, Tank Size, Breeding
You, like most people, might only focus on brightly-colored fish species when thinking of stocking your aquarium with freshwater fish. Other aquarium owners opt for species that will keep the algae and snail levels in their tanks at a minimum. If you want a species that works in both instances,…

Cardinal Shrimp – Habitat, Care, Feeding, Tank Size, Breeding

Cardinal Shrimp – Habitat, Care, Feeding, Tank Size, Breeding
One of the currently popular options for shrimp keeping hobbyists is the cardinal shrimp. This was discovered in 2007 in the Indonesian region of Sulawesi and is thus at times called the Sulawesi shrimp. It is also known as the white glove shrimp and scientifically as the caridina dennerli. The…

Amano Shrimp – Habitat, Care, Feeding, Tank Size, Breeding

Amano Shrimp – Habitat, Care, Feeding, Tank Size, Breeding
Amano Shrimp are part of the popular freshwater tank shrimp. They are available in various stores today. These shrimp are also known as Caridina japonica, Caridina multidentata, Swamp Shrimp, Algae Eating Shrimp, Japonica Amano Shrimp, Yamato Shrimp, Yamato Numa Ebi, Japanese Swamp Shrimp, and Japanese March Shrimp. They are described…

Bamboo Shrimp – Habitat, Care, Feeding, Tank Size, Breeding

Bamboo Shrimp – Habitat, Care, Feeding, Tank Size, Breeding
The bamboo shrimp, which is also known as Singapore Fan Shrimp, Singapore Shrimp, or Asian Filter Feeding Shrimp, is a popular freshwater shrimp. It is a native to Southeast Asia and mainly found in Thailand, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Malaysia, and some parts of the Philippines. These shrimp are usually found…

Indian Whisker Shrimp – Habitat, Care, Feeding, Tank Size, Breeding

Indian Whisker Shrimp – Habitat, Care, Feeding, Tank Size, Breeding
The Indian Whisker Shrimp is simply referred to as Whisker Shrimp. This freshwater shrimp is often mistaken for Ghost Shrimp although they are different species. Both have almost clear bodies, tails, and torsos. But the Indian Whisker Shrimp is relatively larger with an extended body and longer feelers. It is…

Ghost Shrimp – Habitat, Care, Feeding, Tank Size, Breeding

Ghost Shrimp – Habitat, Care, Feeding, Tank Size, Breeding
Ghost shrimp is nowadays extremely popular because of its low purchase price and ready availability. Most pet shops and professional breeders sell them at wholesale prices of 20-50 cents. Moreover, the ghost shrimp is exceptionally hardy and thus easy to keep for professional and beginner aquarists. Ghost shrimp is also…

Cherry Shrimp – Habitat, Care, Feeding, Tank Size, Breeding

Cherry Shrimp – Habitat, Care, Feeding, Tank Size, Breeding
In the past few years, the interest around including dwarf shrimp in an aquarium has significantly grown. Keeping this shrimp category is rewarding, fun, and generally easy. One of the popular options among those who love dwarf shrimp is the cherry shrimp. This is a freshwater shrimp with a vibrant…

How to Setup a Shrimp Tank?

How to Setup a Shrimp Tank?
Shrimp tanks are increasingly becoming popular among aquarium hobbyists these days. This follows the growing demand for freshwater shrimp in different parts of the world. With their small size, unique features, appealing personality, and active nature, shrimp have become one of the most preferred aquatic pets for smaller or nano…

Vampire Shrimp – Habitat, Care, Feeding, Tank Size, Breeding

Vampire Shrimp – Habitat, Care, Feeding, Tank Size, Breeding
The vampire shrimp (Atya gabonensis) is a shy and peaceful shrimp to keep in a community tank. It is also known as the Viper Shrimp, African Fan Shrimp, Giant African Filter Shrimp, African Filter Shrimp, or Gabon Shrimp. If you have kept aquarium shrimp before, you will find it easy…

Tadpole Shrimp (Triops) – Habitat, Care, Feeding, Tank Size, Breeding

Tadpole Shrimp (Triops) – Habitat, Care, Feeding, Tank Size, Breeding
The tadpole shrimp is a widely distributed crustacean. It is found in freshwater and temporary water bodies that form when it rains and then evaporate within several weeks or months. These water bodies are typically 30-60 feet long and four feet deep. When the rain pours again, it brings new…