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… Read More »White Ring of Death in shrimp: signs and prevention
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As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases through links on this website. Keeping an eye on your water parameters is a crucial task in for any aquarist, but… Read More »Making sense of shrimp tank water parameters: understanding pH, GH / KH, TSD, etc.
Neocaridina Davidi is a freshwater shrimp belonging to the Atyidae animal family. There are many variants on the market that differ mainly in the color of the shell, red cherry… Read More »Blue Dream Shrimp Care Sheet (Neocaridina Davidi)
As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases through links on this website. Shrimp truly come in every color imaginable. For many of them, it is a matter of… Read More »Color-changing shrimp: Chameleon shrimp and Ninja shrimp
Pinto is the name given to a few variations of the caridina cantonensis species. They differ from regular crystal shrimp due to their color – red or black with white… Read More »Pinto Shrimp / Galaxy Shrimp Care Sheet (Caridina Cantonensis)
The Caridina cantonensis is a tiny striped shrimp originary from Taiwan. It has become a rather common guest in aquarium tanks worldwide and comes in three color variations: the orange… Read More »Tiger Shrimp Care Sheet (Caridina Cantonensis)
Cherry shrimp are dwarf shrimp particularly sought out for ther vibrant colors, which come innumerable different variations. They belong to the neocaridina genus, and are rather small in size (even more so than many other types of dwarf shrimp). Last by not least, this species rocks not one, but three (!) scientific names: neocaridina davidi, neocaridina heteropoda, neocaridina denticulata sinensis.
This is a three-shrimp-in-one caresheet! The reason for this is that the Caridina cf cantonensis shrimp comes in three varieties of shrimp belonging to the same family, with almost identical… Read More »Rare Shrimp Care Sheet: Blue Bolt, Black King Kong, and Wine Red Shrimp
So the egg has hatched and you have just become the proud daddy / mommy (or however else you identify) of a newly born baby shrimp. Hooray! But with the… Read More »Shrimplets Care 101 – How to keep your baby shrimp alive and well