What Do Mystery Snails Eat: Best Food & Feeding Tips
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What Do Mystery Snails Eat: Best Food & Feeding Tips

Mystery snails are popular additions to home aquariums. They’re beautifully colored, low maintenance, and help control algae growth. Unfortunately, mystery snail nutrition is often overlooked. Do you know what to feed mystery snails? How much and how often should they be fed? Will mystery snails eat your live plants? How do you feed mystery snails…

The Ultimate Fiddler Crab Care Guide

The Ultimate Fiddler Crab Care Guide

Are you an aquarist looking for a change from keeping fish? The fiddler crab may be what you are looking for. Hardy and engaging, these two-inch creatures are low-maintenance and can live for three years in captivity. Fiddler crabs get their name from the males’ distinctive claws. The males have one claw that’s much larger than the other…

How Many Snails per Gallon Should You Fit In Your Aquarium?

How Many Snails per Gallon Should You Fit In Your Aquarium?

If you’re thinking about adding some mollusk friends to your aquarium, then snails are a great idea. Snails can be a great addition to any tank, acting as great tank mates for betta fish as well as  practical benefits like algae control. But when it comes to housing your snails, you might have concerns about overcrowding…

Complete Blue Velvet Shrimp Care Guide: Everything You Need to Know
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Complete Blue Velvet Shrimp Care Guide: Everything You Need to Know

The blue velvet shrimp (Neocaridina davidi var. blue) is a species of freshwater shrimp with an electrifying blue color. If you’re looking for an addition to your aquarium that’s easy to care for, quickly reproduces, and whose appearance makes for a captivating sight, you’re right to consider this unique breed of shrimp. A bonus? They…

Ghost Shrimp Care Guide (Diet, Tank & Breeding)

Ghost Shrimp Care Guide (Diet, Tank & Breeding)

Ghost Shrimp, also commonly known as Glass Shrimp, are a class of decapods crustaceans, swimming crustaceans commonly seen in freshwater aquariums. Their easy availability means that they are a common addition to many tanks. They generally have two positions, one as feeders to larger fish and the second as highly effective tank cleaners. Easily overlooked…

How to Breed Red Cherry Shrimp

How to Breed Red Cherry Shrimp

Red Cherry shrimps (Neocaridina denticulata sinensis) are freshwater shrimps that can be easily bred and maintained in an aquarium. Ranging in various shades of red, these shrimps make beautiful ornamental additions to any aquarium. They are also preferred by owners of aquariums for their immense appetite for organic detritus and algae, which make them useful…