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Crystal Red Shrimp Breeding: Is It For You?

If you’ve been keeping a fish tank for some time then you are sure to consider different shrimp as pets. There a wide variety of reasons for this, the first of which is how they clean your tank. Shrimp are scavengers and therefore are apt at cleaning up algae, fish waste, dead or dying fish [...]

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Crayfish Pets Make An Exceptional Addition To Many Tanks

There are a great number of people who get sick of cleaning their tanks. They see tons of debris floating around and maybe even dead plant material in the bottom of the tank. Perhaps it’s more than that; perhaps you’d like an interesting animal for your tank. If this is the case you’ll need to [...]

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Creating A Quality Crayfish Habitat

Crayfish are among the least demanding animals kept as pets, making them suitable for many different kinds of tanks. Compared to other aquatic and semi-aquatic animals, they only require the simplest living conditions. Your crayfish habitat doesn't really require a ton of different things. You can introduce one of these like the Bright Orange Crayfish [...]

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How To Find Quality Crayfish Food

Crayfish are bottom dwellers so they eat food that would commonly be found on the bottom of a river. They therefore eat things such decaying vegetation, algae, and fish carcasses to name a few things. In the wild they will eat anything lying on the bottom of the river or ocean. In your tank, crayfish [...]

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What Do You Know About Crayfish, Freshwater Species

Crayfish, freshwater can be in the same sentence. These are little crustaceans resembling lobsters, to which they are related. Crayfish use their four pairs of walking legs to get around quite quickly, they do not crawl, per say as their name suggests. They breathe through feather-like gills and are found in bodies of water that [...]

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Breeding Shrimp Can Be Fun For The Whole Family

When thinking about breeding shrimp you will find there are some varieties that are quite simple to breed. It can be so rewarding for the whole family to see all the babies swimming around in the aquarium. All you have to do is make sure you have a male and a female and the right [...]

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Aquarium Freshwater Shrimp - Things Come In Small Packages

Water quality is an ongoing concern for aquarium owners. Aquarium freshwater shrimp are incredibly efficient scavengers and good at finding the tiniest morsel of food in the sand. It's as if you hired a miniature maid to clean your aquarium! You can readily obtain aquarium freshwater shrimp from merchants in the aquarium trade. The diversity is [...]

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No Aquarium Is Complete Without An Aquarium Snail

Keeping an aquarium can be tedious work, especially if you don’t take a moment to consider adding animals that will help keep your tank maintained. One wonderful addition is the aquarium snail which helps keep your aquarium clean of excess food and algae growth. They are quite lovely to watch as they move around the [...]

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Beautify Your Tank With Aquarium Crabs

There are at least two great reasons for adding aquarium crabs to your tank. Crabs help to maintain water quality and they are fascinating to watch. Crabs are scavengers; they eat dead and decaying organic matter including dyeing plants. When you spill too much fish feed into your aquarium the crabs will help you out [...]

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Algae-Eating Shrimp Can Turn Your Aquarium Into A Self-Cleaning Unit

An aquarium is a delightful addition to any home. These lovely tanks can provide a relaxing alternative to television or loud music. The peaceful gurgling of oxygen being added to the water, the gentle movement of plants and the colorful fish can help relax the most troubled mind.  The curse of any aquarist is the algae [...]

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