amano shrimp

  1. M

    Amano Shrimp for sale

    Amano shrimp for sale South Leeds - Lofthouse area. I've been breeding them during lockdown (zoas in salt water). These are around 12 months old, mature (some are berried), females are much larger up to 4cm long. They need a good home as are too cramped now. Probably around 70 available. I...
  2. Linkandnavi

    Amano Shrimp and Tiger Barbs

    I'm just wondering if anyone has any lived experience of keeping Tiger Barbs with Amano shrimp (rather than general thoughts or conjecture)? The tiger barbs will be in a school of 25 minimum, so any aggression beyond their own hierarchical squabbling is likely to be limited and will be in a 193...
  3. F

    Zebra loaches and amano shrimp? Algae eater suggestions

    Hi, I’m looking for advice as I’m struggling with hair algae in my tank (100cm x 40cm x 50cm) approx 160L/40G. So I’m considering amano shrimp but concerned about my zebra loaches. Plants: I’ve attached a photo so you can see the plants I have and the type of algae growing, it’s mainly the...
  4. C

    Amano Shrimps?

    Hello all, I'm wondering how much extent will amano shrimps reduce algae growth and clean up remaining food on the substrate? Currently, I have eight danios, two amano shrimps, two bristlenose catfish, and one albino cory catfish in a 10-gallon tank. There are occasional leftover danios...
  5. C

    Amano Shrimp Vs white skirt tetra

    Hi, I have recently added 4 Amano Shrimp to my tank. It's a planted up tank but it also has alot of rocks and shells scattered on the tank floor. My question is my shrimp seems to be just hiding in amongst the rocks- which is fine if this is normal behaviour but I'm worried they are hiding...
  6. M

    Worried about Overcrowding and Algae Problems

    I have a planted 10 gallon tank with a betta and three kuhli loaches. The tank is in a sunny spot and green and brown algae is growing rapidly on all surfaces (even the leaves of my plants!) I want to get something to eat the algae, but I'm worried it would overcrowd the tank. I was thinking of...
  7. Linkandnavi

    Angelfish, Amano Shrimp and Corydoras

    Afternoon all, I'll be adding some angelfish (six juvenile) to my 120 gallon tank in the next few months. Nothing in there are the moment as it`s nearing the end of its cycle and the (juvenile) angelfish will be some of the last to go in. I haven't kept angels previously but while they're some...
  8. eatyourpeas

    Dear Diary...

    It all started with a shrimp I needed as a model to draw from. Then the shrimp needed friends. But there was also this snail... Then I learned that the 1.5 gal. flower vase was too small. Then I learned that I needed a heater, and plants. Then my plant grew, and grew, and grew... so I got...
  9. BettaBoyBilly

    Intro

    Hey guys my name is Will i have a male Koi betta haven’t named him yet cause idk what to name him. He kicks it in an 8 gallon live planted aquarium with 5 Pygmy Corydora’s and 5 (well i put in 5 but i only ever see the same 3) amano shrimp. I plan on getting some either some Ember Tetras or...
  10. M

    Total Beginner With 3 Pregnant Amanos

    Hello! I'm something of a rambler so please forgive me if this is a long intro before I get to my question. I'd really appreciate any help that can be offered by more experienced aquarium enthusiasts! Last Christmas, I got all the equipment etc to set up a 20 gallon tank (after much hinting to...
  11. K

    Aquarium plants

    Can any plant be poisonous to shrimp? I bought 3 new plants from an aquarium yesterday - they were in a tank with snails and shrimp already so there isn't a copper issue, but my shrimp this evening seems to have taken a turn for the worse. Here are my plants
  12. K

    Amano shrimp acting strange

    Hi! Have had my tropical tank for 6 months now. I keep amanos in here as well as a few fish. I have noticed tonight that he is acting really strange. He shed his shell this morning but he is sort of lay around twitching and lying on his side/back. Is he going to die? ☹☹ he will get up every...
  13. Christoffer

    When can I put Amano Shrimp in my tank?

    Hi, it's been 4 day since I put 5 Panda Corys from my quarantine tank and in to my display tank, and i want some Amano Shrimp to eat some of my green hair alge. How long should I wait to I put Amano Shrimp in the display tank, add how many can I put in? Display tank : 350 liters - Is...
  14. M

    Pregnant Shrimp?

    Good Morning, I was looking for a little bit of advice as I'm fairly new to all of this. I have a tank that's been set up for approximately 6 months. I have 4 Amano shrimp in there and have recently noticed a change to one of them. I've had a look at some other threads and in other photos the...
  15. SRbettas

    Stocking and tankmates for betta

    Hi, Ive recently moved my sorority of three and my trio of kuhli loaches to a 15 gallon tank (57 litres). I was wondering what other fish i could have in the tank preferably something not red or white as tyat is thd colour of my bettas and i want all my fish to stand out. Would Endlers...
  16. T

    Amano Shrimp Breeding Success!

    Hello all, If you're reading this thanks for taking a look, with very strong odds against them and all the online advice to the contrary my Amano shrimp have successfully bred in captivity and raised a fry way past larvae stages. The colour of the baby eludes me and I assure you I have not...
  17. A

    Upgrading tank - CAE with amanos?

    Hi all, I've been in the tropical fish keeping hobby for a little while and I've recently ordered a 230 litre (~60 gallons) tank to upgrade from my biorb - I know people don't like these, I found it to be okay but not great. Anyway, a relative of mine is moving house and currently has a 100...
  18. A

    Tankmates?

    Hi, I currently have a male betta veil tail in a 3 gallon tank and he is fairly docile and tame. I've only ever owned my betta because I took him in after having to use a betta fish in a somewhat cruel and cramped ecocolumn experiment at school. I've been wanting to upgrade him to a bigger tank...
  19. K

    Amano shrimp disappearing act.

    Hello! So I've got a 5gal lightly planted aquarium with some oto's ,Danios, a betta, and 2 amano shrimp. The amano shrimp were added in yesterday they seemed to be doing fine all night. They were eating algae like nobody's business. This morning I look around for them and am unable to find...
  20. A

    Amano shrimp with white patches help

    Hi all, I just got some amano shrimp a week ago and one of them is getting white patches. I posted pictures below. He has become progressively worse, but his behavior is normal. My water parameters are ph 7.4, nitrates, nitrites, and ammonia all 0. I panicked and put him in a quarantine tank...
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