Shrimp

Can Cherry Shrimp Get ICH? Treatment And Control

Can Cherry Shrimp Get ICH? Treatment And Control

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.

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What Eats Ghost Shrimps? Beware Of These Culprits

What Eats Ghost Shrimps? Beware Of These Culprits

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.

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Why Do My Ghost Shrimps Keep Dying? How Can You Stop This?

Why Do My Ghost Shrimps Keep Dying? How Can You Stop This?

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.

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Snowball Shrimp Care Guide | Diet, Habitat, Breeding, Accessories

Snowball Shrimp Care Guide | Diet, Habitat, Breeding, Accessories

The name snowball shrimp comes from the extremely white eggs they lay, which look almost identical to tiny snowballs. Snowball shrimps are the selectively bred white variant of the Neocaridina cf. zhangjiajiensis. Although their original, wild root traces back to Taiwan, they were bred in pearly white hues for the first in 2006 by German aquarist Ulf Gottschalk.

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How Long Do Amano Shrimps Live? Why Is My Amano Dying?

How Long Do Amano Shrimps Live? Why Is My Amano Dying?

Amano shrimps in captivity live only for around 2 to 3 years. Natives of Japanese swamps, amanos are tremendously challenging to breed. As a result, very few hobbyists can raise the larvae to adulthood. However, with the right living conditions, some claim that their amanos have lived for over 5 years.

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Ghost Shrimp Parasite? Try These 2 Treatments!

Ghost Shrimp Parasite? Try These 2 Treatments!

Horsehair worm is the most commonly found parasite in ghost shrimps. These parasites are white, thin and range anywhere between 1 mm to 1.5mm in width. Unfortunately, there’s no known cure for this. In most cases, the infested shrimp will turn opaque white and die within a couple of days.

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