Guides (5)

Tuesday, 18 September 2012 17:11

Crossbreeding Chart

Shrimp BreedingCrossbreeding possibilities are not complex and can be explained by this simple 7 x 7 chart. Only a few different species will interbreed with eachother, most distinct shrimp species will not hybridize with eachother. 

Sunday, 19 August 2012 15:58

Shrimp Buying Tips

Caveat emptor (let the buyer beware). The aquarium shrimp trade is a very niche industry and at its infancy, where grading and trade names are coined by individual breeders, where species are commonly mislabeled, and quality misrepresented. How do you make sure you're getting what you're buying?

Sunday, 19 August 2012 13:51

How to Ship Shrimp

Selling shrimp, trading shrimp, or giving some away to a friend? Learn to ship shrimp effectively with this short guide. You'll need to select the right size box, include insulation, and use clean water. This article will outline the steps and show you a few tricks on shrimp shipping.

Thursday, 16 August 2012 13:25

Shrimp Species Overview

Shrimp SpeciesOutlined in this article is each major category of dwarf shrimp currently available to the aquarium hobby, including the relative difficulty, a brief history, and fun facts on each grouping. 

Wednesday, 08 August 2012 22:42

Shrimp Herding 101

Shrimp KeepingWelcome to Shrimp Herding 101. This concise guide runs you through everything you need to know to start keeping shrimp, including a short species overview and a tutorial on setting up and maintaining your first planted shrimp tank.