The other day, someone asked me what the best species was for a beginning aquarist. My answer? Cherry shrimp, of course! You won’t need a large tank, specific water values or any fancy equipment. In most cases, you won’t even need a heater!
You can find everything you need to know about keeping and breeding cherry shrimp on Aquariadise here.
Many aquarists encounter it at some point: fin rot. An annoying fish disease, but luckily definitely not the worst thing that can happen to your fish. In most cases, it should clear right up if you take the right measures!
Find out how to treat (and prevent) fin rot on Aquariadise here.
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PS.The photo was provided by the fish blogger who went by theblondeaquarist – anyone know if they left entirely or just changed their URL? I would like to credit properly.
Did you know fancy goldfish can be kept in ponds just like their common goldfish cousins? You might need to adapt your pond a little, but it’s a great way to give your goldies access to more space – during the summer or year-round.
You can find everything you need to know about keeping fancy goldfish in ponds on Aquariadise here.
Crabs are a fun and uncommon aquatic pet to keep, but unfortunately many still die a premature death due to the many myths about their care floating around. Did you know red claw crabs actually need access to a large land area as well as brackish water instead of fresh?
You can find everything you need to know about red claw crab care on Aquariadise here.