Aquarium Snails

Aquarium Snails You Do Want In Your Tank!

Aquarium snails are pretty underappreciated and underrepresented on most aquarium websites. They’re usually seen as pests instead of an actual addition to your aquarium, which is a shame as there are tons of beautiful species available. Not all of them reproduce quickly, and most can actually help you out with algae control. Looking through the … Read more

Dwarf Crayfish

Caresheet: Dwarf Crayfish (Cambarellus Genus)

Dwarf crayfish are small cousins of big crayfish species like the blue Procambarus alleni. Unlike most other crayfish they are peaceful and suitable for some types of community tanks. They belong to the genus Cambarellus, which contains quite a few different species, all with similar requirements. The most commonly known and kept orange CPO (orange dwarf … Read more

limnopilos naiyanetri

Caresheet: Thai micro crab | Limnopilos naiyanetri

Thai micro crabs (Limnopilos naiyanetri) are a fully aquatic crab species that truly lives up to its name: their carapace grows to a maximum size of around 1 cm (0.4 inch)! This makes them a perfect addition to nano tanks and very peaceful aquarium setups. Keep reading for everything you need to know about keeping … Read more

crystal red shrimp

10 Freshwater shrimp species | Aquarium shrimp types & info

With the shrimp hobby exploding in the past few years, the number of selectively bred (dwarf) shrimp species has shot up. New varieties are always appearing and our knowledge on keeping and breeding these inverts is ever-growing.  In need of shrimpspiration? Mason from Build Your Aquarium discusses ten aquarium shrimp types. From extremely popular to … Read more

atyopsis moluccensis

Caresheet: Bamboo shrimp | Atyopsis Moluccensis

This filter-feeding shrimp is one of the most interesting aquarium shrimp available in the freshwater hobby, courtesy of its unusual feeding method. Unlike most other shrimp, bamboo shrimp are not bottom feeders. They use fan-like appendages to filter particles out of the water. This calls for an entirely different feeding method, but luckily, successfully caring for … Read more

Ghost shrimp care & info

Palaemonetes | Ghost shrimp care & info

When it comes to keeping shrimp, most freshwater aquarists lean towards more exciting and colorful dwarf shrimp, like the Amano shrimp or Cherry Shrimp. Ghost shrimp are just as fun to watch and are often sold at aquarium stores for very low prices. If you’re looking for a small invertebrate to add to your freshwater aquarium cleaning crew, … Read more

What Do Shrimp Eat

What Do Shrimp Eat? Plants and Proteins They Need In Their Diet

Marine and freshwater shrimp are becoming an extremely popular addition to many home aquariums. These peaceful little creatures are not only fascinating to watch as they scurry around the tank in their endless search for food, but they also make a great clean-up crew, helping to keep your tank tidy. So, shrimp are well-known for … Read more

cambarellus patzcuarensis

Caresheet: CPO crayfish | Cambarellus patzcuarensis

Need a pop of color in your nano tank? The bright orange Cambarellus patzcuarensis, also known as the CPO crayfish, might be the perfect choice. This dwarf crayfish is pretty tiny, but its bright color and feisty personality make it a fun addition to your aquarium.  Keep reading for everything you need to know about … Read more

faunus ater

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 looks awesome! The ideal choice if you’re looking for an interesting … Read more

what to feed shrimp

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 things a little easier with shrimp food reviews.  After the previous … Read more