Starting a Shrimp Tank Part 2: What to Buy
6th Oct 2015
The Shrimp Tank is your premier source for everything shrimp. Whether you are new to the hobby or you’ve been raising shrimp for years, we have what you need. In our last blog, we discussed general requirements to fill before you get shrimp. In the next two blogs, we will discover the items you need to buy before purchasing plants or shrimp.The right sized tank You should not go smaller than 15 gallons for shrimp. Otherwise, it will be hard to p...Read More
Starting a Shrimp Tank Part 1: What to Consider
21st Sep 2015
When you decide to get into the hobby of growing shrimp, it is an exciting time! This is a beautiful hobby that is very rewarding, especially if you are organized about it. At The Shrimp Tank, we want you to enjoy your experience with shrimp. Jumping in without considering the whole picture can lead to great disappointment, so make sure that you are completely prepared before starting a tank. Consider these three things carefully:Do you have the...Read More
Planted Goldfish Tank...It is Possible!!
18th Sep 2015
I discovered over the past 6 months that it is actually possible to keep plants with goldfish. I always heard the goldfish would view the plants as a salad bar. I had visions of them raining destruction on the entire tank leaving behind a post-apocalyptic barren wasteland of a tank with bits of decaying plants floating around.When I lived in Phoenix my 120 gallon tank was set up as a high tech planted tank with CO2 and Metal Halide...Read More
Welcome to The Shrimp Tank blog!
4th Sep 2015
Welcome to the official blog of The Shrimp Tank! If you love shrimp, you’ve come to the right place. More and more people are realizing that shrimp make great pets, and we are here to provide the complete support to shrimp owners everywhere.We are a Top Rated NationalⓇ seller of aquarium products, but our services do not end there. Our expertise is also at your disposal. We are hobbyists just like you, and we have years of experience with ma...Read More
New Orange Dwarf Crayfish (CPO)
Posted by Will on 24th Mar 2014
A month ago I got about 20 Orange Dwarf Crayfish (Cambarellus Patzcuarensis var. orange ) from a fellow hobbyist here in Denver. I ended up putting them in my 40 breeder with my Blue Rili Shrimp. The tank uses RO water remineralized with Salty Shrimp Shrimp Mineral GH/KH+ and should have a GH of 8 and a KH of 4 with a temp in the mid 70′s. The substrate is ecocomplete. They were about the size of young Blue Rili’s when I got them...Read More