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  1. Livestock Breeding and Propagation
    I got a small population of Peppermint Shrimp, and without a doube some were female and noticed some are carrying eggs within their tail. That got me to wondering how Peppermint Shrimp are successfully bred. I know they are breed in captivity, but can anyone give any details as to doing so?
  2. Crustaceans
    There is a crustacean that came with my cheato it is similar in size to an amphipod but it has 2 distinct black eyes and the tail looks forked. It swims just like most amphipods. It swims with lots of legs and has a shell like a pod. I've raised pods for years tried many different types but this...
  3. Tank Specs
    I got a free truvu tank and it is 20 gallons. The dimensions are 36+12+12. It is about 3/16 inch thick acrylic. I believe it is acrylic. Is that to thin and small for a green mantis shrimp or peacock mantis shrimp
  4. General Reef Discussion
    What kind of crab is this??
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Hi, I'm new to Reef Tank. Relatively new to marine aquariums. Anyway, I'm upsizing to a bigger tank, transferring fish and live rock and this little guy is swimming around. Does anyone know what it is? Bad or good? Should I throw him in the new tank or not?
  6. General Reef Discussion
    :confused: Now that I have a small army of peppermint shrimp and no aptasia what are the down sides in a reef tank? They seem to be very agresive when its feeding time. Should I remove some or all (8)?
  7. Crustaceans
    Reefs2go has a deal for 6 peppermint shrimp for $14.99. Sounds like a good deal! I am new to the hobby (I don't have a running tank yet), and am researching what livestock to put in the tank. This shrimp keeps catching my eye for its ability to eat aiptasia anemones as well as its good looks...
  8. Crustaceans
    Can someone please help identify this brown hairy legged hermit crab? He is a tan brown with very hairy legs and a small amount of black on the very end of the tips of his legs. His eye stalks are white with black ring and a very small white dot at the end. His antenna's are a stunning blue with...
  9. Crustaceans
    Hello everyone! Can anyone if this crustacean for me? It hitch hiked on some life rock when I started the tank. It has a tail like a lobster but has no claws. Builds tunnels underneath the rock. He's about 3-4 inches now, starting to get aggressive and very quick! I have only been able to get a...
  10. Crustaceans
    My tank has been setup for 4 months now yet I see absolutely 0 life in my sand be or live rock it's strange? There was one time when I saw an isopod but that's about it!:mad: what should I do!
  11. Crustaceans
    Just started my refugium about two weeks ago - still new to the critters to expect. Found this guy marching around down there. Probably a good half inch long not including the whiskers. So are amphipods normally this big, if that is indeed what this is??? I guess he hitchhiked on a ball of...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Last time I had a hitchhiker on a live rock (quite a few, actually) I thought it was something good, but you guys pointed out that it was aiptasia. I bought a couple of peppermint shrimp and now there are no more aiptasia. Today, I'll do it again. I bought a live rock from my nearby Petco...
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