FRESHWATER ISOPOD CARE IN THE HOME AQUARIUM

shrimp affected by white ring of death

White Ring of Death in shrimp: signs and prevention

A well-known phenomenon in the shrimp keeping hobby is the infamous “white ring of death” (WROD) (sometimes also referred to as “white line of death” (WLOD) or “white band of death” (WBOD)) . As the name suggests, witnessing something like...

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asellus aquaticus / freshwater isopods

Freshwater Isopod Care Sheet (Asellus Aquaticus)

Isopods are an order of crustaceans whose members may live on water as well as land. Freshwater isopods are somewhat similar to shrimp, although their latin name Asellus literally means “donkey”. In English, they are sometimes referred to as Water...

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