Category Archives: Cleaning Crew

All about Cleaner species: Invertebrates and other cleaning crew

Betta fish with shrimp! Can Betta fish live with shrimps?

Betta fish with shrimps

In the aquarium world, one of the most fascinating combinations that has gained popularity among aquarium enthusiasts is Betta fish with shrimp. Known for their vibrant colors and unique personalities, Betta fish are often kept in solitary tanks owing to their territorial and aggressive nature—nonetheless, passionate aquarists like to have more than one species in […]

Ghost Shrimp Molting Process and Common Problems!

Ghost shrimp molting is a bizarre and confusing Physiological drama you would have noticed in your ghost shrimp tank or a community tank where Ghost shrimp is a tank mate.  Molting is an essential physiological process for all the shrimps to grow that includes Ghost shrimp as well. Like all the crustaceans, Ghost shrimp has an […]

Amano Shrimp Vs Ghost Shrimp – The Differences and Similarities

amano shrimp vs ghost shrimp

Amano shrimp Vs Ghost shrimp is a fascinating area to start your debate on while pondering over the idea of adding some shrimps to your community aquarium tank or a Shrimp tank. It’s not just the novice aquarists struggle to distinguish from Amano Shrimp to Ghost Shrimp as they both seem to have a similar […]

How Long Do Ghost Shrimp Live? – Ghost Shrimp Care

how long do Ghost Shrimp live

Ghost Shrimps are one of the top scavenger crustaceans in the aquarium trade. Their cleaning prowess makes them one of the most sought after species among the aquarists. While purchasing the species, the one question most often emerges is how long do Ghost Shrimp live? Multiple factors determine the life expectancy of Ghost Shrimp in […]

Clown Loach – Chromobotia macracanthus – A Care Guide

Clown Loach

Clown Loach is a freshwater fish from Sumatra and Borneo islands, Indonesia. It is one of the most popular and lovable species in the freshwater aquarium trade. However, it is a complex species with numerous demands, which makes clown loach a relatively difficult species to handle. Clown Loach is also known as Tiger Botia, is […]

Red Cherry Shrimp – a complete guide to keeping Neocaridina Heteropoda

Red Cherry Shrimp

The Cherry Shrimp, Neocaridina Heteropoda, also popularly known as Red Cherry Shrimp, is a peaceful and dwarf freshwater crustacean native to Taiwan. Red Cherry Shrimp is great freshwater shrimp that can add colors to your aquarium. They are not just a brilliant-looking aqua-life, but also functional. While, its dazzling red color gives an alluring quality […]

Amano Shrimp – Caridina Multidentata: A Complete Aquarist’s Guide

Amano Shrimp

Amano Shrimp are becoming more and more popular amongst the aquarists for its relentless freshwater algae-eating ability. Furthermore, they are peaceful, active swimmers, animated, and always in the lookout for food. They eat the leftovers and the debris on the aquarium floor. They are commonly known as Amano Shrimp, Japonica Amano Shrimp, Yamato Shrimp, Japanese […]

Kuhli Loach – A Comple Species Profile, Care and Guide

Kuhli Loach

Kuhli Loach is also known as Coolie Loach, is a slender snake looking nocturnal fish. Kuhli Loach is a scavenger fish that dwell at the bottom cleaning. They enjoy burrowing in the soft substrate and stay awake all night long, scavenging your tank. This eel looking fish is shy with a peaceful temperament. Despite its […]