Archive for the ‘Freshwater shrimps’ Category

Turning terrarium driftwood into aquarium driftwood




Some time ago I’ve got a perfect piece of branchy driftwood from aquarium store.   It was terrarium driftwood and I omitted paying a fortune for it. The first thing I did before putting it in a tank was boiling the driftwood. It’s a good preparation for any thing you buy and like to use in […]






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Young snowball shrimps collage




  I found that making pictures of snowball shrimps is not an easy task. My camera can’t focus on their white, semi-transparent bodies.    






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Neocaridina Orange Sakura shrimp videos.




I’m posting here several new videos of my orange sakura shrimps. They are truly nice creatures. I’ve also found that unlike cherry shrimps, orange neocaridina males are keeping orange color perfectly. And some pictures as well:






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Stringy or thread algae in a shrimp tank




One of the nastiest types of algae is stringy algae. It looks like a flock of bright green hair in your tank. ‘Hairs’ can be very long, 1 feet or more. These type of algae also called thread algea. Algae threads are quite strong and it’s usually possible to take one of it and pull […]






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Green babaulti shrimp babies keep parent’s color




I had hard time with breeding green babaulti shrimps. The problem was quite stupid, I had only females. After some search I found some babaulti for my female-only colony. Shrimps started breeding and I was very happy seeing a little ones. But it was another disappointing, all shrimplets were brown. They were looking like several […]






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