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.
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🇺🇸 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
- 200+ Live Scuds for Freshwater Aquarium/Pond
- Goliad Farms – Gammarus, Scuds culture / double culture
Private distributors in the United States
- 50+ Freshwater organic LIVE Scuds – Hyalella Azteca Gammarus
- 200+ LIVE FRESHWATER GAMMARUS SHRIMP aka SCUDS Hyalella Azteca Amphipods
- 400+ LIVE FRESHWATER GAMMARUS SHRIMP aka SCUDS Hyalella Azteca Amphipods
- 2000+ LIVE FRESHWATER GAMMARUS SHRIMP aka SCUDS Hyalella Azteca Amphipods
🇨🇦 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
🇬🇧 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
🇪🇺 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.
🇩🇪 Private distributors in Germany
In Germany, gammarus is known as bachflohkrebs (plural: bachflohkrebse).
- Mexikanische Bachflohkrebse (Hyalella azteca), 220+ Stück Lebend-Futter
- 520+ Stück Mexikanische Bachflohkrebse (Hyalella azteca), Lebend-Futter
🇩🇰 Private distributors in Denmark
- Live Food Feed Freshwater Scuds (Hyalella azteca) starter culture Gammarus
- 500+ Lebendfutter Bachflohkrebse Hyalella azteca Zuchtansatz Aquarium flohkrebs
🇦🇺 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 email@example.com. We will regularly update this list with new vendors.