Captive Aquatics: An Aquarium and Ecology Blog

As many hobbyists have noticed, invertebrates are making a comeback in the hobby. Many hobbyists are keeping invertebrate tanks only due to their interesting characteristics and funny behavior. The popular invertebrate on the scene are the cherry shrimps, Neocaridina heteropoda. These fun little shrimps are creating a storm around the globe along with other color … Read more

How to Breed Red Cherry Shrimp

Red Cherry shrimps (Neocaridina denticulata sinensis) are freshwater shrimps that can be easily bred and maintained in an aquarium. Ranging in various shades of red, these shrimps make beautiful ornamental additions to any aquarium. They are also preferred by owners of aquariums for their immense appetite for organic detritus and algae, which make them useful … Read more