Shrimp World! Take A Peek At Some Of The Worlds Tiniest Saltwater Shrimp [VIDEO]

Feast your eyes on some of the ocean’s most teeny-tiny shrimps! Filmed and edited by Marcelo Johan Ogata ‘BugDreamer’, the video Shrimp World is packed with some of the ocean’s most exotic, and iconic crustaceans. Marcelo’s is an underwater filmmaker…

Two New Species of Coral Banded Shrimp Relatives

Coral Banded Shrimp are some of the most common and great species of reef shrimp that you can put in a saltwater or reef aquarium. The most common species, the red & white Stenopus hispidus will be instantly recognizable to…

Two New Species of ‘Hobbit Shrimp’ That live in Sea Squirts

The Bilbo Baggins shrimp is one of two new species of ‘hobbit shrimp’ recently described and observed to have a fascinating behavior. The two new hobbit shrimp, Odontonia bagginsi and O. plurellicola are only found living exclusively in and on…

Urocaridella degravei, A New Species of Arrow Cleaner Shrimp

There’s an incredible diversity of tropical shrimps that live on coral reefs and a whole suite of them perform cleaning services for reef fish. We’re all very familiar with the common red line cleaner shrimp, Lysmata amboinensis but there’s a group…

Fire Shrimp Successfully Captive Bred By Coral Creatures in Australia

The Blood or Fire Shrimp is a highly prized crustacean for saltwater aquariums that has captured the hearts of thousands of aquarists over the years. Formally known as Lysmata debelius, the fire shrimp has always carried a slight price premium…

The Hawaiian Harlequin Shrimp Is The Ultimate Ornamental Invert

The Harlequin Shrimp is one of the most flamboyant crustaceans that we enjoy in our aquariums. It’s right up there with the peacock mantis shrimp in terms of color, pattern and behavior, although it’s a lot easier to accomodate in…

Meet The Desert Dwelling Australian Shield Shrimp

Australian Shield Shrimp Last months after heavy rains in Australia, tiny shield shrimps (Triops australiensis) started hatching after years of lying dormant in the middle of the desert. The shrimps are adapted to desert conditions and their eggs can remain dry…

Invertebrate Spotlight: The Skunk Cleaner Shrimp

Skunk Cleaner shrimp are one of the most useful crustaceans that aid in cleaning fish of parasites. Even before we saw Jacques in Finding Nemo, cleaner shrimp had already become one of the most popular invertebrates in our aquariums. Unlike cleaner wrasses,…

Vir euphyllius: the best pictures of this little known coral shrimp

The list of cute little coral-shrimp seems¬†like it is endless. Another very discrete crustacean that we came across during our Fluval sea Flores Expedition earlier this year is Vir euphyllius that is exclusively associated with LPS corals of the Euphyllidae…

The bubble coral shrimp, Vir philippinensis

Spending time under water, we learn so much about the animals we care about. We even discover animals that we never heard of that live among the exact same coral that we have in our tank at home.¬†The Bubble Coral…