The primary cause of this is the importing of shrimps from areas where they already have this problem. As a result, many shrimp keepers put their shrimps in a quarantine tank before mixing them with other shrimps to prevent such possibilities. This helps in controlling an outbreak of foreign diseases in their tank.
“Sexy Shrimp” by Brian Low is licensed under CC BY 2.0 Not all shrimps can live in saltwater or freshwater. But is there a possibility to keep these two …
“Bloody Mary Shrimp” by Sans Vertigo is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0, “File:Red Cherry Shrimp 1.jpg” by TheJammingYam (talk) is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 Most aquarists get into a dilemma when getting …
Goldfish, angelfish, bettas, cichlids, frogs, turtles, crayfish, gourami, danios are some of the worst tank mates that can eat ghost shrimps. On the other hand, your ghost shrimps can peacefully cohabitate with friendly tankmates like Ruby tetra, small Guppies, neon Tetra, otocinclus, Pygmy Cory catfish, panda garra, Hillstream butterfly Loach, etc.
Demasani Cichlids are among the most underrated and lesser-known dwarf mbunas in the fishkeeping scene. After all, these beautiful and petite fish were identified and described only in 1994.
A laterally compressed fish with a big mouth – livingstonii cichlids have a personality as unique as their appearance. These freshwater mouthbrooding cichlids call Africa’s Lake Malawi their home, where they live in the lake’s inshore areas over the sandy substrate.
Factors like inability to acclimate, poor water parameters, overstocking, overfeeding, white rings, no plants in the aquarium, and wrong tank mates are some of the reasons why your ghost shrimps keep dying. Thus, you need to address each of these problems one at a time carefully, and you won’t have a dead colony of shrimps.
It is an exciting thought to mix different shrimp species in a tank. However, such combinations can go haywire if you choose the wrong tank …
Auratus Cichlids are notorious for their aggression. Hailed as the most hostile among 1,600 African cichlid species to exist, they’re definitely not recommended for beginner fishkeepers.
Natives of the beautiful Lake Tanganyika, Africa, frontosa cichlids are heralded as the most striking variety to exist among 16,000+ cichlid species. The iconic hump and unique coloration quickly set them apart from other fish in any tank setup.