Cherry shrimp (lat. Neocaridina davidi) – is without any doubt the most popular shrimp that inhabits in tanks. It’s not picky, easily gets accustomed to any tank parameters and conditions. Besides, this shrimp is peaceful and eats food leftovers in the tank. For most of the aquarists this is the shrimp that becomes the first one bought and stays the favorite one for ages. So, our article is exactly about keeping in a tank and breeding.
In the current article we will talk about quite popular tank shrimp – ghost shrimp. Ghost shrimp, also known as glass shrimp, are small freshwater crustaceans belonging to the family Palaemonidae. This small and almost transparent shrimp has lots of various names, 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.
Mexican dwarf crayfish (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, mexican dwarf crayfish is not like this, but for one simple reason – it is a very small creature.
Bamboo shrimp has lots of different names. Bamboo shrimp (Atyopsis moluccensis), also known as wood shrimp or flower shrimp, are fascinating freshwater crustaceans belonging to the genus Atyopsis. 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.