Tuesday, April 22, 2008
Monday, April 21, 2008
Never exceed an inch. These shrimpy shrimps eat algae and French cut green beans. Of course they prefer flake food. Great for planted aquaria with tetra size fishes. Add salt to taste. We don’t get them very often because they come in packs of 300 out of Taiwan.
Cherry Red Shrimp Factoids
Sexual Differences: Females a bit larger
Temperature: Average tank temperature
Attitude: Too little to threat anything
Security: Prefers planted tanks
Needs surfaces to climb on – no bare tanks
Foods: Loves all foods – eats algae
Water: Prefers water with salt in it
Size: One inch
Biggest Threat:Copper, heavy metals, medications
Life span: 1.5 years
Sunday, April 20, 2008
Pic from the web
Come in different colored versions. They are very good at blending into the woodwork. They also look like they could catch fish.
Flower Shrimp Factoids
Sexual Differences: Males larger
Maximum Size: Two to three inches
Temperature: Bothered a lot by cooler temperatures
Climber: Thigmotactic. Likes planted tanks.
Substrate: Thigmotactic. Hates bare tanks.
Security: Likes planted tank. Camouflage colors.
Foods: Filter feeders -- micro-algae, infusoria, micro foods.
Threat: Big fish and medications containing copper
A pair of angle fish,laid eggs before but not enough spare tank to breed them.When they got disturbed,all eggs will be eaten up by themselves.