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  1. V

    Shrimp missing after adding them?

    I had bought five shrimp just a day ago. Later last night I only counted two. Today I can't see any. I siphoned the gravel, nothing. Then I picked up some decorations and found one dead body. I think they might've all died but I can't find more bodies and I don't want to cause an ammonia spike...
  2. R

    New Fish and Shrimp and Fuzzies

    Hello everyone, thank you for taking a look here at my situation and giving me opinions. A few days back I got some new fish and set up multiple tanks anew in addition to adding to one of my current tanks. The only problem is with my betta and by extension my new shrimp. Originally the betta...
  3. L

    New Here!

    Hi there, This is my introductory post! (I'm going to write out my fish keeping journey so skip to the bottom if you don't want to read a bunch!) I'm Mariah, I am 22 years old, a college student (majoring in art education) and a very very new fish keeper! My family always have had fish but I...
  4. bettafishlover86

    Fish larger than average

    I have noticed that my otocinclus catfish looks larger than most pictures I see of them on the internet. The same thing goes for one of my ghost shrimp. Is there something wrong with them? Why are they so big?
  5. Honey Fish

    Shrimp 🦐

    I have recently been told in another thread called best fish for a 3 gal tank ( check It out!) that I should basically get some shrimp now this is a there about how to care for shrimp what shrimp should I get etc. I will be getting a new tank. ( Vote please!)
  6. Falconwithaboxon

    Shrimp Food

    I like to treat my fish every so often with a bunch of Ghost Shrimp. These shrimp last a day at most usually. Although it looks like I have some new friends in my tank now. From my group of 30 I bought a month ago to acts as food for my fish, I counted 8 still alive this morning. At this point...
  7. D

    Guppy Aquarium Advice

    Hello All, I am pretty new to the hobby and have put a lot of effort into making a healthy and good aquarium with guppies and ghost shrimp. I have already had to deal with my own host of problems that come with an aquarium(disease, death, aggression etc.), and now have a healthy aquarium! I...
  8. J

    Cherry shrimp with cherry barbs and ghost shrimp

    Was thinking about getting RCS although have been reading mixed results with cherry barbs and ghost shrimp eating them. I would provide plenty of hiding and currently have 2 small amanos with no fatalities.Any advise would be great not trying to buy expensive fish food.
  9. S

    Caridina Simoni, how to get?

    Hello! I am a hobby shrimp and fish keeper/breeder, living in Norway. I have been trying to get a number of different shrimp species, but have thus far been unable to find anywhere that sells them. Shrimps like Caridina Simoni (Sri Lanka shrimp) and Palaemonetes paludosus (Ghost shrimp) Seem...
  10. Annemarie

    White Patch Neon Tetra

    Hello! So as of a few days ago my largest fish seemed to develop a white patch overnight on his fin. It looks like it’s a little fuzzy? But I’m not sure. I have aquarium salt I could use, but I have a shrimp (ghost) and dont know if he would be okay in salted water. I know how to use aquarium...
  11. S

    Pregnant ghost shrimp???

    Hi guys, new to here! I’m looking for some advice, iv had my 2 ghost shrimps for 6/7 months now and I noticed about 3.5 nearly 4 weeks ago that one of the shrimp had grown double in size and had little (yellow balls) under the belly (will attach a pic), googled it straight away and self...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. Lyuba_buk

    Ghost shrimps and red shrimps (?)

    hi! I sm looking for some piece of advice. I recently cycled my 10 gallon tank, got one baby betta and three ghost shrimps, one of which died already. I loved shrimps a lot, and bought two more red ones (they didn’t tell me the type, but they are red and smaller than ghost ones). Then i read...
  15. Mr.JRosewolf

    Bottom feeders all dying

    Ok so after a very long time I finally got back into the fish hobby I got myself a 40g acrylic filled it with plants, cycled it, had my water tested and all my fish are happy and healthy..... except for any bottom feeders I add... Death count 2 green corys, 1 bristle nose pleco, 1 clown pleco...
  16. Naidisbo

    Is it possible that a Ghost Shrimp would be attacking a Glofish?

    My mum has a 10 Gallon Glofish tank with two Green Glofish Tetras, a Goldfish and two very tiny Otos. There is also one of two Ghost Shrimp that were egg laden when we bought a batch to be Eel food, and so we let her live in my mum's tank. She has a lot of personality and is the hardest working...
  17. X

    Pea Puffer Community Help

    Hello all (first post!!!), I am about to pick up a 60 gallon tank and am trying to plan out my community. I know I want freshwater tropical fish. I am not completely new to the hobby but it's been awhile and I have never had a large variety of fish. I had a 150 gallon Oscar tank with one Tiger...
  18. alloutweird

    Is my Ghost Shrimp pregnant?

    Hello all, I am still pretty new to owning fish and shrimp. I noticed one of my little ghost shrimp have 3-4 small green things in its belly and I was curious if it was pregnant. I did search around the internet and I could not find much, mostly everything I found said there should be a lot...
  19. Wreckzone

    Nerite snail shell deteriorating

    Hi everyone, I have a planted 6 gallon fluval edge with 3 inhabitants - 1 neon, 1 ghost shrimp, and 1 zebra snail. I have been neglecting my nerite snail's shell for as long as I've had her (about 5 years) and it's to the point that I think her shell may break in half. Please look at the...
  20. Crazy_fish_mom

    Pregnant ghost shrimp

    i just got a few more ghost shrimp for my 10 gallon tank which also contains a gourami, a Cory catfish, and a Betta fish. I go to put the shrimp in my tank and I see one has lots of little specs inside of it. It turns out it is pregnant! What do I do to help it give birth and help the babies grow?
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