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Will Ghost Shrimp Eat Snails? (With 5 Prevention Tips)

When I first got my ghost shrimp, I had no idea what they usually eat. I also didn’t know how they would respond to other creatures in my aquarium, including snails. As time passed, I learned in what situations ghost shrimp are likely to eat snails and when they will probably ignore them. Ghost shrimp …

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Do Cherry Shrimp Eat Algae? (Hair, Green, Brown, Staghorn & More)

I remember when I didn’t know what type of algae cherry shrimp ate, and I would feed them various types, with mixed results. They definitely loved the brown algae but refused to eat many other types. Luckily, as time passed, I learned what types of algae cherry shrimp prefer.  Cherry shrimp will eat soft algae, …

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How to Hatch Ghost Shrimp Eggs: 5 Simple Steps

Hatching ghost shrimp eggs is challenging. With little to no information on the internet, many would-be parents had gone as far as to purchase eggs from pet stores, only to be highly disappointed when the eggs never hatched. This article will take you step-by-step on how to hatch ghost shrimp eggs successfully. Follow these steps …

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Cherry Shrimp Not Breeding: 5 Proven Ways to Fix it

I remember how frustrated I was when I first started keeping shrimp. It didn’t matter how hard I tried; they did not breed. Luckily, over the years, I’ve come across a few tips that may help you out. Cherry shrimp will usually not breed due to inappropriate water conditions, including pH, ammonia, nitrite, nitrate, and …

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Why is my Shrimp not Moving (Cherry, Ghost, Amano & Others)

I remember the first time I saw my shrimp not moving. I panicked, thinking they had died. Then, I realized they were simply resting on the bottom of the tank. Luckily, as time passed, I learned why shrimp stop moving and how to deal with the issue. Shrimp usually stop moving when they are stressed. …

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Cherry Shrimp Swimming Frantically: 4 Practical Solutions

As an aquarist, I enjoy growing Cherry Shrimp in my aquarium. However, sometimes they behave unpredictably. For example, there were times when I caught my shrimp swimming around frantically. Over the years, I learned what causes that and how to solve the issue. Now, I am willing to share what I learned. Cherry Shrimp typically …

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Cherry Shrimp Swimming to the Surface: 5 Quick Solutions

Cherry Shrimp are usually a great addition to fish tanks, although sometimes they present a worrying behavior. For example, more than once, I caught my shrimp swimming to the surface. Over the years, I’ve learned what makes them act this way and how to deal with the issue. Now, I am willing to share my …

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Cherry Shrimp and Ghost Shrimp: Can They Live Together?

Since shrimp are quite exciting to grow, there were times when I tried to mix different species. To my disappointment, different combinations often failed. There were even times when I couldn’t peacefully raise Cherry and Ghost Shrimp in the same tank. To understand whether these species can actually live together, I started to investigate pretty …

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Why is my Cherry Shrimp Hiding? (7 Easy Solutions)

Growing shrimp in my aquarium is among my favorite things. However, sometimes they behave in ways that raise questions. For example, quite frequently, I notice that my Cherry Shrimp chooses to hide. Over the years, I’ve learned how to deal with that issue and what makes them behave this way. Now, I am willing to …

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