The Amano Shrimp (Caridina multidentata)

The Amano Shrimp is one of the more popular and readily available freshwater invertebrates kept as pets. It is a hardy shrimp that is one of the better algae eaters. Its peaceful nature makes it a good option for community tanks. It is also a popular option for planted tanks. Etymology The Amano shrimp (Caridina … Read more

Best Freshwater Shrimps For Aquariums

Shrimps can be kept in a community with other peaceful fish like tetra and guppies. Shrimps feed off the fish’s fecal matter. 1. Bamboo Shrimp The Bamboo shrimp [atyopsis moluccensis], is a peaceful common addition to an aquarium. Originally from Southeast Asia, the bamboo shrimp is also known as a Fan shrimp, Wood shrimp, Timber … Read more