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Blue Velvet Shrimp So I lost 3 shrimp today - two out of my 8 Blue Velvet Shrimp and my one Blue Dream. I don't know why or what the cause was although my guesses involve either overfeeding or possibly water shock from a small water change. My parameters are as f...
Apistogrammoides in Australia? Okay so this is a super random thread, but I was listening to an aquarium podcast today as I was moving my aquariums to my new house (spoiler alert: it went great!!!!) and I heard something about a South American dwarf cichlid called an apistogrammoi...
Aquatek Co2 Regulator/Solenoid Issue I have the AQUATEK Aquarium CO2 Regulator with Integrated COOL TOUCH Solenoid. It's on a timer to turn on & off at specific times. When the timer switches off, the solenoid sticks in the open position. I have to unplug & plug it back in multi...
Unknown tenant. I recently put in an order for 12 blue dream and 12 cherry shrimp. The shipping was delayed, Harrisburg PA distribution is terrible. Took over 9 days for them to arrive. 0 DOA. Nice! Anyway I've had them now for I'd say 2 weeks. One already is pregna...
DIY Remineralisation Problems with Calcium Carbonate for KH I'm finally getting around to trying DIY Remineralisation and I'm having issues with using calcium carbonate. I'm wondering if anyone has experience with this? I've read through a lot of the remineralization posts and it seems like most folks aren'...
Treating Ich With Shrimp in the Tank When I went to buy a new tank recently, I also bought the most adorable chili rasboras. Unfortunately they have what I suspect is ich - tiny white spots. The API treatment "Super Ick Cure" says saltwater inverts might be sensitive to it, so I'm...
Blue eggs RCS Hi new shrimp owner here. I’ve read and done lot of research. I’ve had them for only a short time before the 3 females I have became berried all at once. One is an orange and she has a full batch of yellow eggs. I have a clear, with red saddle an...
Filter & Pump recommendations I was at the shrimp shop yesterday and proprietor told me my tank & shrimp kit was an inferior product. (Including the substrate). But right now I’m having problems with the pump. 😕 It came with a hang on back filter/pump (see pictures) the ...
What colour? Hi! I'm completely new to shrimp keeping. I bought my shrimp as "rili blue". If that's true, then they are of a lower grade, aren't they? Some are dark blue, others seem more jelly like, some don't have a clear part at all. One of the firs...
Fixing CO2 leaks on solenoid Hello - I am firing up my planted aquarium and during the setup of my co2 regulator/solenoid I noticed a couple leaks that I am having troubles stopping. There was a very small leak at the connector from the needle valve to the solenoid. ...
Dying shrimps Hey guys, it's been a few months now that I've had a shrimp tank with Caridinas and neos. The blue neos have bred and molted, as well as the Caridinas. I've had random and sporadic deaths since I first got it but the parameters have been stable and w...
What is this creature in my shrimp tank I have only ever put Amano and RCS shrimp in my tank, but this thing looks kind of like a dragonfly nymph with a wide head and a weird tri-split tail
Apistogramma Agassizii So ... I visited my LFS after it reopened from lockdown due to a particular reason we all know about. Initial intention was to go in there to pick up some frozen foods, as I had used it all up since lockdown. And maybe a Mystery snail to help ea...
What kind of shrimp Can someone one help me with what kind of shrimp this is? I thought an amano but she is pregnant so I am thinking no?
changing water with shrimpets just as the title suggests. I just got my first batch of babies in my shrimp only tank. I have sand substrate. Normally I just stir up the bottom a bit with a finger and suck up a bit of the goo with my hose, but now I'm afraid I might get a bamb...
Parasite ID and treatment help needed Hi all, I have a tank of blue dreams that I’ve had for a few weeks. I have a couple adults that have a worm attached to their head. I can’t tell if it is Scutariella or a leech of some kind. It looks too large for Scutariella. I have had these s...
breeding for stripe legs? So if you breed the more transparent cherry shrimps it'll become wild type. Is it at least a slight bit if chance to keep the stripe legs but keep the grade to go up? I really do enjoy watching the shrimp with the stripe legs swim around...
Breeders Who Ship to the US Update: Just in case anyone else is looking, here are other breeders who ship in/to the US that I found: Europe Shrimp Corner - Manchester, UK (but they do ship to the US) Canada Tim's Shrimpery & Aquatics - BC, Canada (...
What freshwater fish can I use to kill copepods? Update: I went with 4 chili rasboras, and could not be happier. They started eating the copepods literally seconds after I put them in the tank, and they even slurp up the detritus worms like spaghetti. They came from a tank with lots of juvenile shr...
Moving with aquariums? Hi everybody! Just putting this question out to anyone with experience moving houses with your fish tanks - how'd you do it? I'm trying to plan how I'll be moving my tanks in a few weeks. I have one 29 gallon (100L) and four 5 gallon (20L) tanks, 4/5...
Comon Shrimp? I find these shrimp in my paddock ponds. They do well with my betta. Do they have a name or are they just a common pond shrimp?
yabby has crack in shell Hi there, My yabby went walk about months ago and when I found her she had dropped her front claws and was drying out. I put her back into her tank and she came good but developed a crack. She had a moult but the crack is still there and open. Som...
Calcium Hey everyone Im new to shrimp keeping but I've been keeping/breeding African cichlids, rainbows and others for atleast 15years and decided to setup a small tank in my office. After doing alot of research my one question is regarding Calcium and...
Curious to know how my blue jelly shrimp have produced a clear orange offspring? Any help would be awesome Hey guys new to the wonderful world of shrimp keeping, my tank has been cycled for about 3 months now and start of December I got my first shrimpey's! I choose blue jelly's as they are beautiful 🙂 a month in and I have about 3 sets of babys swimmi...
Help! Advice on KH GH PH TDS community tank Hi. I'm new to shrimp keeping. I have a nano tank (25l) with a few orange cherry shrimp, I also have one Betta and 6 pygmy cory and two spotted Ramshorn snails. (The Betta is completely non aggressive to anything other than his own reflec...

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