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How Many Ghost Shrimp Should Be Kept Together? (1-75 Gallons)

The first question I had when I started my ghost shrimp colony was how many of them should be kept together. As time passed, I realized that not only is it essential to match the number of shrimp to my aquarium, but their genders as well. I also learned that the answer relies on the …

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Can Ghost Shrimp Live With Cory Catfish? (The Complete Guide)

When I first got familiar with ghost shrimp, I couldn’t help but wonder whether they can get along with fish. As I had a lot of experience with Cory catfish, I considered mixing the two species. Over the years, I learned that both species can live together in the same tank, but some steps should …

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Amano Shrimp Keep Dying: All Reasons & Solutions

I remember the first time I discovered that Amano shrimp were dying in my tank. As a new shrimp keeper, I was very excited to have these exotic-looking shrimp in my aquarium. However, after the first few days of cycling, they started to die mysteriously. Luckily, as time passed, I learned why that might be …

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Do Ghost Shrimp Eat Fish? (With 5 Prevention Tips)

As I started my ghost shrimp tank, I couldn’t help but wonder whether they would eat my fish. Should I worry? Will my ghost shrimp devour all of the fish in my tank? As time passed, I learned about the relationship between ghost shrimp and fish and how to grow both creatures in the same …

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Why Is My Ghost Shrimp Turning Red? (Reasons & Solutions)

As I saw my ghost shrimp turning red, I began to wonder why this was happening. I even tried taking my ghost shrimp to a veterinarian for help. As time passed, I learned that there are many reasons for that issue. Luckily, some of them don’t require any action. Some ghost shrimp turn red as …

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Will Fish Eat Cherry Shrimp? (With 5 Prevention Tips)

As I started my cherry shrimp tank, I was unsure if the fish would be safe to put in with them. As time passed, I learned that some fish would not bother the shrimp. Yet, some species will happily eat your cherry shrimp, so you better avoid those. Fish that are small and docile will …

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Do Ghost Shrimp Eat Betta Fish? (With 5 Prevention Tips)

As I started my ghost shrimp aquarium, I immediately wondered what fish could live with them in the same tank. Since betta fish are so prevalent, I naturally asked myself whether I could mix the two or the ghost shrimp will eat my betta. As time passed, I gained some experience on this subject. Ghost …

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Can Amano Shrimp Live With Cherry Shrimp? (Complete Guide)

Since both Amano and Cherry shrimp are common in the aquarium industry, many aquarists wonder if they can coexist in the same tank. I had the same question when I first started growing Cherry shrimp. As time passed by, I learned how to successfully mix the two without creating conflicts. Amano shrimp can peacefully live …

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What Do Ghost Shrimp Do In Tanks? (5 Surprising Facts)

As I considered getting a ghost shrimp tank, I wanted to learn more about what they do inside aquariums. Do they serve any beneficial functions? What are the benefits of having ghost shrimp in a tank? As time passed, I learned that these little creatures are definitely worth having. Ghost shrimp are scavengers, so they …

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What Fish Can Live With Ghost Shrimp? (With 5 Examples)

As a ghost shrimp owner, one of the hardest things to choose is the type of fish that will share your tank with your shrimp. It’s always important to think about how peaceful each individual type of fish is, but when you factor in the shrimps’ natural need to hover and snack on algae, it …

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