Category Archives: Shrimp Tank

Aquarium Botanicals: Organic Mulberry Leaves

If you keep ornamental shrimp, you’re going to LOVE these leaves! Mulberry leaves provide carbohydrates, fiber, and essential nutrients, such as phytosetrols, which are essential to shrimp for optimum health and reproduction. This makes ours a great value as well as a great supplemental shrimp food! Mulberry leaves are surprisingly nutritious supplemental foods for shrimp, […]

The Hidden Benefits of Almond Leaves

Breeders in Southeast Asia noticed long ago that fish and shrimp that lived in waters next to any Terminalia Catappa tree, or the tropical Indian almond tree from the Leadwood tree family, were found to be healthier and more vibrant than their counterparts in other waters. Almond leaves have been used in the aquarium industry for […]

Amano Shrimp Guide: Lifespan, Diet, Environment

Amano Shrimp Overview Caridina multidentata, sometimes caridinia japonica and otherwise known as Amano shrimp, are an extremely popular freshwater shrimp species to introduce to your aquarium. Takashi Amano, the famous hobbyist who discovered the species’ ability to eat large quantities of algae, introduced the Amano shrimp to aquarists. Amano shrimp are simply the best clean up crews […]

New VIV Items

  Each hand blown glass item from VIV offers professional functionality in the aquarium without compromising the natural beauty.  The crystal clear borosilicate glass used in these items is the same material used to craft high-end lab equipment.  Crafted with the highest standards and attention to the smallest detail, each of these items is sure […]

VIV Glass Feeding Dish

Keep food from sinking into your gravel, soil, or sand bed! This hand crafted dish allows you to easily feed bottom dwelling fish or shrimp, and removes all uneaten particles before they pollute the tank. Crystal clear borosilicate glass does not take away from the beauty of the aquarium while the food is offered to […]


Azoo Max Bio Ball   Designed for the specific needs of shrimp, this powerful source of beneficial bacteria effectively breaks down ammonia, nitrite and nitrate for a healthy, thriving tank.  Simply place it on the gravel bed, and let it do its magic.  Each ball treats 13-26 gallons of water, and they should be replaced […]