Amano shrimp – deals with algae in your tank

Amano shrimp (Caridina multidentata or Caridina japonica) is a very active though quite peaceful – it is one of the best and most useful shrimps for keeping in a tank. Japanese aquascapist Takashi Amano was the first to use these shrimps in his nature aquariums. Since 2003 they has become popular all over the world and millions of aquarists fancy them.

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Bamboo shrimp (Atyopsis moluccensis)

Bamboo shrimp (Atyopsis moluccensis) has lots of different names. However, all these are the names of one and the same type of shrimps. Their way of feeding is their peculiarity. In this article we will tell you what kind of shrimp it is, all intricate details of how to keep it in a tank and why is called so.

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Mexican dwarf crayfish

mexican dwarf crayfish (lat. Cambarellus patzcuarensis) is one of the few crayfish you can keep in a community tank. Why? Because all crayfish are “silent killers”, “cutters” and diggers. They cut tank plants, dig all around the tank bottom and kill fishes. However, Patzcuaro is not like this, but for one simple reason – it is a very small creature.

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Ghost shrimp (Palaemonetes sp)

In the current article we will talk about quite popular tank shrimp. This small and almost transparent shrimp has lots of various names – glass shrimp, ghost shrimp (lat. Palaemonetes sp). However, each of them describes it rather precisely. Since it is almost invisible in a tank, especially if the latter is full of tank plants.

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