1. Hamdhan777

    Additional Fish or Shrimp ideas for 50L?

    Hi all, Was hoping to get some thoughts on a centerpiece fish, shrimp or other fish I can get for my aquarium (unless I'd be overstocking); I've had a look at the other "centerpiece fish" forum posts, but every tank is different so wanted specific thoughts to reduce the chance of any issues. I...
  2. M

    What kind of shrimp is this?

    About a month ago I got some red cherry shrimps They was all a nice colour of red although there was some tiny little ones in bag that didn’t really have any colour Today I’ve noticed 3 shrimp that look like the picture and the other shrimp I can find are all bright red Is this a different type...
  3. 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
  4. 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...
  5. KLG1234

    Ghost shrimp turned white?

    I purchased four ghost shrimp for my five gallon planted tank two days ago on Saturday. It is now Monday and one of the four has turned a milky white and tends to keep his tail tucked under him. Is he dying?
  6. B

    Difference between, Gummy blue, Blue Velvet and Blue Dream?

    Wanting to get some shrimp for my tank, I cannot work out what the difference is between Gummy Blue Blue Velvet Blue Dream And Royal Blue Whats the difference? ANy help? All pictures look the same on youtube.
  7. K

    Is this normal shrimp behaviour?

    Is this normal? I have one shrimp who keeps eating the sinking pellet food I drop in for my cory, and is so protective over it that it has a go at any fish that tries to eat it. The shrimp actually drags the pellet away to a hiding place! Quite clever tbh. But there are other fish who make an...
  8. 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...
  9. Too Many Hobbies

    Shrimp Infestation

    Trying out video upload via youtube pretty happy to get a lot of shrimp fries after waiting since October.
  10. Irksome

    Shrimp jungle

    My new shrimp tank, it seems to be going well despite the hair algae.
  11. Irksome

    Betta and cherry shrimp

    I’m cycling a divided 10gallon with the intention of having two male betta. I have made a craft mesh divider that I have sewn moss to both sides and it looks good but it is patchy and I don’t want the betta to stress each other if they see through the gaps. I’ve been thinking of putting cherry...
  12. K

    Sick? Guppies with shrimp HELP

    Hi all, I have a number of guppies in a 55lt tank with some blue diamond shrimp. Majority of my creatures seem happy enough to be breeding and active but one of my guppy fry has started having white stringy poos which leads me to believe she has a parasitic infection. I know cure all or...
  13. cmhassinger

    Best plants for Endlers and shrimp

    So I just got a new tank for Christmas which I’m super excited about it’s 5 gallons and I want to add live plants and driftwood. I have 2 Endlers, 1 Oto and 2 shrimp. What are the best plants to add? Also with planted plants how do you clean the gravel or do I need special substrate? maybe...
  14. 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...
  15. Zoe Horsfield

    Amano shrimp

    Hi guys, I have two amano shrimp and have watched a video saying you can tell the sex if they have dots on the side (male) or dashes on their side (female) is this true? And what do you think my two are? Thanks in advance
  16. S

    New Nano Tank

    Hello again, I have been cycling a nano tank for about a month and I am getting ready to stock my tank. I planted my plants, and just need a final fish to balance it all out. I was thinking of filling my 6.8 Gal tank with some cherry shrimp, blueberry shrimp, and some Mosquito Rasbora, but from...
  17. fishperson100

    Walstad Method

    Have any of you every tried the Walstad method? I was thinking about setting up some nano aquariums with shrimp and snails using this method, but I was wondering if any of you have tried it. Link explaining it -
  18. Ingrid

    Is my tank all right ?

    We have a 60 litre tank . In it we have 6 guppies, 5 platties , 2 dwarf neon rainbowfish and 3 cherry shrimps. it is well planted and has driftwood. Should we tanke any thing out or put something in or is it fully stock . Thanks for all answers
  19. Ingrid

    Betta and shrimps ?

    Can you keep red cherry shrimp and betta fish together?
  20. V

    WHAT IS THIS ?! Brown Underbelly on Shrimp?!

    Hello. i am quite concerned with my couple years old bamboo shrimp. Always been healthy and all. Over the past few days i have noticed that it has a brown underbelly (never happened before). It is constantly touching it and waving its little feet about. Does not look like eggs. It looks like...