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Will Ghost Shrimp Clean My Tank? (3 Tips To Make Them Do That)

When I got my first ghost shrimp, I immediately wondered whether they would clean my tank. I heard stories that they can eat algae and leftovers, but I wasn’t sure. I finally found the answer, and it’s pretty awesome. Here, I’ll tell you whether ghost shrimp are capable of cleaning a fish tank or not. …

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Do Cherry Shrimp Eat Snails? Will They Eat Their Eggs?

As I introduced cherry shrimp to my tank, I noticed that some snails disappeared, including my mystery snails. At first, I thought that maybe the shrimp ate them. But as time passed, I learned that this was probably not the case. Cherry shrimp are not likely to eat living snails. Even though they are considered …

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What Do Cherry Shrimp Do In Fish Tanks? (5 Essential Benefits)

When I considered getting cherry shrimp for my fish tank, the first question I had was: what do they do in the tank? Well, the short answer is quite a lot. In this article, I will discuss the five benefits I experienced from my cherry shrimp population. Cherry shrimp are scavengers, meaning that they will …

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Do Amano Shrimp Eat Algae? (Hair, Brown, Black Beard & More)

As I noticed the algae growth in my aquarium, I wondered whether Amano shrimp would come to my rescue as they are supposed to be voracious eaters of algae. After extensive research and weeks of testing, I am willing to share what I found. Amano shrimp will eat soft algae, including brown, hair, green, and …

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What Shrimp Can Live With Cherry Shrimp? (With 5 Examples)

As I started my cherry shrimp tank, I soon realized that I wanted more shrimp. After several experiments, I found out these are pretty compatible with other shrimp breeds. However, not all shrimp tanks will work. Several factors need to be considered when choosing the shrimp tank mates for your cherry shrimp. Cherry shrimp can …

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

When I first got my ghost shrimp, I immediately wondered whether I would be able to get them living in the same tank with other shrimp. After months of testing and years of experience, I am willing to share what shrimp can live with ghost shrimp in the same tank and what types you should …

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Why Is My Cherry Shrimp Turning Black? (With 5 Solutions)

When I noticed that my cherry shrimp was turning black, I was terrified. I had a 50-gallon tank, and the shrimp were new, so I didn’t know what to do when it happened. As time passed, I learned that the issue affected most shrimp across the board, and I was able to teach myself how …

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Why Are My Ghost Shrimp Dying? (With 6 Practical Solutions)

I remember how frustrated I was when I first bought my ghost shrimp. They were supposed to help with waste production as well as bring color to the aquarium. But to my disappointment, no matter how hard I tried, they just kept on dying. Luckily, over the years, I learned why that was happening, and …

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Will Fish Eat Ghost Shrimp? (With Over 10 Examples)

When I first started my ghost shrimp aquarium, I was warned: fish might eat them. Unfortunately, this was the exact thing that happened to me. As I added angelfish to the tank, they immediately attacked and nibbled on my shrimp. Over the years, I learned what types of fish could coexist with ghost shrimp and …

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