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Ghost shrimp care & info
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Palaemonetes | Ghost shrimp care & info

When it comes to keeping shrimp, most aquarists lean toward dwarf shrimp, or maybe the diligent Amano shrimp. Ghost shrimp, which are often sold in aquarium stores at a low price as feeders, are often overlooked. If you’re looking for an invertebrate to add…

April 12, 2019
what to feed shrimp
Fish food Invertebrates Reviews

Review: GlasGarten Shrimp Dinner

What to feed shrimp? With the amount of shrimp foods on the market getting slightly out of hand, this is the eternal shrimp keeping question. Although all shrimp keepers have different preferences when it comes to food for their shrimp, Aquariadise tries to make…

March 11, 2018
faunus ater
Caresheets Invertebrates

Caresheet: Black devil snail | Faunus ater

Tired of searching for an aquarium snail that doesn’t produce babies by the hundreds? Nervous about Sulawesi snail care requirements? The solution is here. Faunus ater, also known as the black devil snail, is a large aquarium snail that doesn’t reproduce in freshwater. Also, it…

December 12, 2017
atyopsis moluccensis
Caresheets Invertebrates

Caresheet: Bamboo shrimp | Atyopsis moluccensis

The filter feeding Atyopsis moluccensis is one of the most interesting aquarium shrimp available in the hobby, courtesy of its unusual feeding method. Unlike most of their cousins, bamboo shrimp are not bottom feeders. They use fan-like appendages to filter particles out of the water.…

March 19, 2017
freshwater crabs
Articles Invertebrates Stocking aquarium

5 Freshwater crabs for the aquarium

When it comes to invertebrates, many aquarists immediately think of shrimp or crayfish. However, there’s another group of fascinating inverts that can be kept in aquariums: crabs! Unfortunately there is still a lot of misinformation out there about these clawed critters. Many brackish crab…

January 29, 2017
malaysian trumpet snails
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Caresheet: Malaysian Trumpet Snails

Malaysian trumpet snails are seen by many aquarists as ‘pest’ snails. While they do reproduce quickly, they are also great detritus feeders and help prevent compaction of your substrate by burrowing through it. Keep reading for more information about Malaysian trumpet snail care, how…

July 3, 2016
planaria aquarium
Aquarium pests Articles Invertebrates

Planaria in the aquarium

If you’ve been an aquarist for a while, chances are you’ve spotted these white worm-like creatures crawling on the glass. Ew! Luckily, they’re not harmful to most aquarium inhabitants. Keep reading for more information about planaria, how to identify these creepy worms and what…

February 21, 2016
dwarf shrimp care
Articles Invertebrates

Dwarf shrimp care | Keeping Neocaridina & Caridina

Although an aquarium dedicated to something as seemingly boring as tiny shrimp may not be everyone’s cup of tea, the (dwarf) shrimp hobby is growing fast. Knowledge about their existence and care is spreading and exciting color varieties are being developed. More and more aquarists…

February 14, 2016