Archive for the Livestock Category

If You Have Any Hermit Crabs Remember To Put Some Shells In The Aquarium

Hermit crabs are an excellent addition to the aquarium clean up crew. There are many different types of hermit crabs available and each one assists in the cleaning of the aquarium in a different way. There are small hermit crabs which are excellent at getting into all the nooks and

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The Mantis Shrimp

Mantis shrimps are not the shrimps normally chosen by a marine aquarist to live in their display aquarium, and for good reason. They are very efficient predators. Aquarists are much happier with cleaner shrimps etc. Sometimes a mantis shrimp gets into the display aquarium, perhaps with live rock, or the

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Clownfish Anemones

The term ‘clownfish anemone’ is an incorrect description, but it describes them well enough. These are the anemones that clownfish use as a home. Probably nearly everyone, aquarist or not, has seen the amazing sight of an unharmed clownfish within the stinging tentacles. Some of these anemones are in fact

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