Archive for the ‘Freshwater shrimps’ Category

Pregnant shrimps video




In this post we have Crystal Black, Golden Bee and Painted Fire Red shrimps. All are pregnant, all live on one tank and they are on the following video: Crystal black (Caridina cantonensis sp. “Black”) shrimps are less common than crystal red. It’s hard to find a shrimp with solid black color. That one is […]






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Dosing Prime water conditioner during small water changes




As many other aquarium hobbyists I use Seachem Prime water conditioners. It’s one of the perspective and well tested products. The main advantage of it is high concentration that let us buy a bottle and use it for months for all aquariums. Indeed, Seachem Prime should be dozed as ‘1 capful (5 mL) for each […]






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Algae is the best shrimp food




I just would like to mention again that algae is a natural shrimp food. Freshwater shrimps don’t eat any type of algae. Although, some algae species like ‘stringy algae‘ or ‘black beard‘ are too hard for shrimps to bite, shrimps will try to eat it with almost no success. At the same time soft green […]






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Young SSS-grade flower-head crystal black shrimp




It’s a video with one of my young crystal black shrimp. It’s SSS with a flower pattern on a head. It’s almost 1/2″ in size and has not archived a full black color yet. Look at the video below:






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Tank with Vallisneria corkscrew (Vallisneria Spiralis)




Vallisneria corkscrew (Vallisneria Spiralis) is a perfect undemanding plant. The only care it needs is cutting and removing some runners once they overcrowd your tank or break your design. Look at the photo of my crystal red/golden bee shrimps tank fulled with Vallisneria corkscrew live plants.






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