Hermit Crab Behavior in Captivity | Food, Climbing, Digging & Aggression

Hermit Crab Behavior in Captivity

Hermit crab owners around the world love to watch their crabs. Despite the fact that they are rather primitive creatures, hermit crabs engage in a number of fascinating behaviors. If you spend time watching your hermit crabs, you’ll come to know each individual crab well and will recognize typical hermit crab behaviors. You know by … Read more

Shrimp Diseases – Symptoms and Treatment

Shrimp Diseases

Many beginners become frustrated when they saw their shrimps and other creatures sick. Many questions keep arising in their mind like: How should I diagnose the disease that my shrimp seems to have? And what causes it? How do I know what symptoms point to what disease? The following are some of the steps that … Read more

Shrimp Aquarium Setup and Shrimp Tank Mates

Setting Up Your Shrimp Aquarium: Step By Step

A well-prepared shrimp aquarium always means resounding success in the hobby, thus making a perfect addition to your room or office. This guide will help you setup your dream shrimp aquarium and choose some tank mates you can put in. How to set up a shrimp tank? Rinse the aquarium with tap water. Never use … Read more

Triops Aquarium Care: Hatching, Tank Setup & Diet (Complete Guide 2022)

Tadpole Shrimps

Triops, usually called Dinosaur Shrimp, Shield Shrimp or Tadpole Shrimp, have seen the dinosaurs and giant mammals go into extinction. They continued to live in bodies of freshwater and eventually became our pets. Their ability to withstand the test of time is the reason why people call them “living fossils.” And you can easily take … Read more

Culturing Daphnia: Setup, Harvesting, and Maintaining

Culturing Daphnia

These crustaceans are sometimes called water fleas, due to the constant, characteristic hopping motion they make. There are numerous species of cladocerans (the group of crustaceans to which these creatures belong), but for the sake of simplicity, I will use the terms “daphnia” or “water fleas” when I refer to them collectively. Hobbyists culture only … Read more

Peacock Mantis Shrimp: Care, Behaviour, Diet, Breed and Reproduce

Peacock Mantis Shrimp

Although Peacock Mantis Shrimps are kind of special (because of their looks and behavior), they really aren’t that much bigger than other types of shrimps. How big is a mantis shrimp? Peacock mantis shrimp size can be anywhere from 1 to 7 inches. They are not even scary-looking (as far as size is concerned). They … Read more

13 Freshwater Aquarium Shrimp – Best Shrimp For Your Tank

Freshwater Aquarium Shrimp

Shrimp can make a great addition to your freshwater aquarium or in a standalone tank of their own. There are a ton of different species of shrimp out there and many of them come in really brilliant gorgeous colors, that can really pop in your aquarium. They tend to do best in heavily planted aquariums. … Read more

Fiddler Crab: Care, Food, Tank Mates, Habitat, and Tank Setup

Fiddler Crab Care

In the wild, fiddler crab lives in areas with lots of coverage. This means that coarse rocks like lava rocks and other natural caves are needed. A tank size minimum of 5.5 gallons will suit three small fiddler crabs; two females, one male. Care Level Easy Temperature 75-85° F KH 12-30 pH 8.0-8.3 Maximum size … Read more