List Of Online Distributors Of Gammarus Shrimp (Scuds) Worldwide

Gammarus (also known as scuds or sideswimmers) are a type of freshwater amphipods very similar to shrimp. They are well known by aquarists as a popular feed for fish and turtles, but they also make a rether interesting aquarium pet! Here you can find a specially curated list of online retailers as well as private distributors offering live scuds cultures that you can add to your aquarium.

Freshwater Amphipods a.k.a. Gammarus a.k.a. Scuds a.k.a. Sideswimmers

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Freshwater scuds for sale in the US

If you live in the USA you can find live scuds for sale relatively easily from vendors on both online and at pet stores. If you sell or know of other vendors offering gammarus shrimp for sale, contact us and we will add the information to the list below.

Retail distributors in the United States

Private distributors in the United States

πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Gammarus for sale in Canada

There are not many vendors of gammarus in Canada, but you can sometimes find freshwater scuds sold as live fish food or scientific specimens from specialist retailers. Depending on where you are located, you may also be able to purchase live scud cultures from the US using one of the vendors above.

Retail distributors in Canada

Private distributors in Canada

πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Gammarus for sale in the UK

In the UK and Ireland, there are plenty of vendors listing their offers on eBay, and you can buy groups of up to a hundred specimens to kick-start your culture.

Private distributors in the United Kingdom

πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί Gammarus shrimp for sale in continental Europe

If you live in Europe, you may find freshwater scuds for sale from breeders in your country or a country close to yours. Germany is the biggest distributors in Europe, but from time to time you’ll find hobbyist keepers from other countries adding a listing on ebay. Even if you live in neighboring countries, you should be able to safely ship gammarus shrimp internationally within Europe.

πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ Private distributors in Germany

In Germany, gammarus is known as bachflohkrebs (plural: bachflohkrebse).

πŸ‡©πŸ‡° Private distributors in Denmark

πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί Gammarus shrimp for sale in Australia

Occasionally you will find listed offerings for freshwater scuds in Australia through eBay. If you offer gammarus for sale in Australia or New Zealand or know where to buy them, get in touch and we will add this information to the list.

Private distributors in Australia


If you are a seller, feel free to leave a comment with your info or send an email to contact@shrimpkeep.com. We will regularly update this list with new vendors.

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