shrimp

  1. Accidentalreefers

    Adding a 2nd cleaner shrimp to 75g reef

    Hey, just looking on some opinions adding another cleaner shrimp to my 75G, I currently have a pretty massive skunk shrimp in the tank about 4" not including his whiskers, it's been in the tank for a bit over a year, the only saltwater stores around my area only sell smaller shrimp maybe about...
  2. ajtomase

    Iodine supplementation for FOWLR tank

    Hi everyone, who out their doses their tank with iodine to help their shrimp molt?
  3. Daveouthere

    Nassarius snail...Acting weird

    Hey guy noticed one of my snails acting really strange today not sure what’s going on with it, very strange behavior. Wondering if my cleaner shrimp got to it or what’s going on
  4. LxHowler

    Can fire shrimp and cleaner shrimp live together

    So I have a tank with a fire shrimp in it and for some reason my female clownfish has tarted to randomly attack it. Started last night and hasn't left it alone since, I don't know why the shrimp has been in there nearly 6 months fine. I have a second tank that I can move it I to but that tank...
  5. mattybecks

    Allardi's enjoying breakfast shrimp

    I havent posted about my pair of Allardi's for a while, so I thought I would share some videos of them enjoying one of their larger breakfasts. I have decided not to risk keeping cleaner shrimp or peppermint shrimp in my aquarium anymore, as mine keep disappearing. I think they have developed a...
  6. Daveouthere

    Help !

    My skunk shrimp killed my peppermint shrimp and was trying to drag it away it fell into my sleeping bubble coral my bubble coral immediately put out all of its little tentacles and from what I can see it’s sucked it in what should I do will the bubble coral eat the peppermint shrimp I do not...
  7. D

    Ammonia barely going up, cycling

    Hey everyone, so this is not exactly my first time setting up a saltwater tank. But ive never tried cycling with shrimp, so ive decided to do it with my new tank. It is 210 gallons, and ive put in 2 chopped up table shrimp (in a filter bag) in the sump. And ive been letting it rot in there for...
  8. LxHowler

    Cleaner shrimp eggs

    So I was feeding my tank earlier and noticed one of my cleaner shrimp looks like it has eggs attached to it, I was wondering is there a way to tell if they are fertile or if they will survive. Also if they hatch how likely are they to survive. I believe one of them has just molted so it might...
  9. gavinb612

    2 Cleaner shrimp acting strange at the same time

    So I just purchased 2 cleaners on Friday, I've had them before and had one for nearly 2 years, love these guys, but these two were doing great until earlier today. At literally the exact same time, they went down to the sand bed away from the rock and just say these moving their arms and...
  10. M

    Aquarium, Shrimp Video - Are the Facts true?

    Hey Guys! I created a YT Video for a friend about shrimps. Someone told me that some information in the video is wrong, can you help me there and check this? Heres the video: Thanks for all the answers!!!
  11. Phlipper

    Lost all my shrimp. Help!

    Hey guys, so I got an infestation of flat worms, been trying to get rid of them but Then my nitrates we’re getting high. I lost both my blood shrimp and then I started doing water changes every 5 days or so. My nitrates have been next to zero but then my peppermint shrimp just died too. I’ve...
  12. M3d1C

    Hi-Fin Red Banded Goby and Pistol Shrimp Pair

    Okay guys, the last addition to my current tank before I upgrade to my new one later this summer is going to be a Hi-fin Red Banded Goby and Pistol Shrimp. Here's my question/concern, I have aragonite for a sand bed which is fairly course. I've been told that the Red Banded Goby is not a sand...
  13. B

    Peppermint shrimp and fire shrimp almost dead

    29 gallon saltwater with hob Marineland 350 filter AI prime HD Leather coral Hammer coral Zoa coral And a couple other LPS Pair of maroon clowns Striped blenny Black cardinal Diamond goby Tank is at 35 ppt and ~77F Bought it used and tank was about 2 years old with the clowns. Kept the rock...
  14. T

    Can a rock anemone eat a cleaner shrimp? And green algae question.

    Can my rock anemone eat my cleaner shrimp? It sure looks he’s sticking out of the anemone right now and I can’t find him elsewhere. I’m hoping this is just a molt, do anemones eat that? Second new reefer question while I’m posting the picture. This is an established tank but was probably...
  15. D

    Please critic my stocking list

    So from my previous thread you can see that ive been having a really bad aiptasia problem and had to restart my tank. This tank’s specs are: - dimensions: 81 x 26 x 24” - 210 gallons - sump is 3/4 of the tank. - 50 gal fuge (just in case) - over qualified skimmer - sulfur reactor - media reactor...
  16. Carebearsss.x

    Cleaner Shrimp

    Just curious, my cleaner shrimp molted & I was wondering if I should leave it in there or take it out? Is it nutritious for him?
  17. Devin_R.

    Cleaner Shrimp eating Clam?

    Hi, I just picked up a small gold maxima clam today. I drip acclimated it for about 2 hours, and added it to my tank. I watched it a bit and all seemed fine so I walked away for a while. A couple of minutes went by and I went to check on it and that’s when I noticed my cleaner shrimp picking at...
  18. legendhua

    The blood shrimp as a cleaner

    The Watchman Diamond Goby enjoys the cleansing process. P1210334 by legendhua, 於 Flickr
  19. DQM5

    Pregnant scarlet skunk cleaner shrimp.

    Anyone have any experience with a pregnant scarlet skunk shrimp? I was feeding my fishes and notice how fat my shrimp. I noticed eggs on her under belly.
  20. Jeff@CoralVue

    Easy Masstick - We've Got Details and Photos!

    We're just a few weeks away from the US launch of EasyReefs Easy Masstick! ;Woot Product Link: https://www.coralvue.com/easyreefs-easy-masstick-fish-food New Ready-to-Use Easy Masstick—No Prep Required! You’ve probably heard of Masstick. It’s the innovative fish food from EasyReefs that...
  21. J

    Connecticut Selling whole setup (Coral+Fish)

    Bunch of zoa's(purple monster, sunkist, candy apple some more i forgot the names), green star polyp, 2 hammer corals, green and red kenya tree and a couple others shown in picture (not sure the name). Fishes are 2 clownfish (1 orange + 1 black) , 2 chromis, captive bred Mandarin goby, green war...
  22. BloopFish

    Nano Build BloopFish's Hodge Podge Reef Fluval Nano 13.5g

    Was meaning to make a thread of the timeline of my nano tank for a while... Initial Wish List: 2 Pom pom crabs 1 Porcelain Anemone Crab 2 Skunk cleaner shrimp/fire shrimp 3 Sexy Shrimp 1 Emerald Crab 1 Halloween hermit crab 1 Bumblebee shrimp 1 Anemone shrimp (like a Pederson's) October 3...
  23. unweariedgoose

    New to here, but not new to fish!

    Hi everyone! I am from middle tennessee/ north of Nashville. My brother and I have maintained 2 fresh water tanks and a salt water for about 3, maybe 4 years now. Thankfully we haven't failed horribly since our first tank. We currently have an average array of "easy" fish, but the main reason...
  24. Eve

    What fish should I get ?

    Hi guys, I used to have a 29g tank and I decided to upgrade to something a little bigger, so I got a 55g. Now that I have a little more space, I would like to add some extra fishies ☺️. At the moment I have the following: A saddleback clownfish, an ocellaris, a yellow watchman goby paired with a...
  25. Nate_Krohn

    Skunk cleaner shrimp

    My cleaner shrimp has been hiding for the past week or so. I can see him under a rock and he’s living but his antennas are pretty much gone. I’ve been spot feeding him to make sure he eats and he does. Any ideas?
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