I did a lot of research on all the necessary pieces for setting up our aquarium – most of it was decided by on-line research. One item that I couldn’t begin to decide on with only internet research was what fish food was best. I waited until we picked up our first batch of fish and
It wasn’t long after acquiring our first batch of 6 red cherry shrimp that I started to look for a good way to feed them. I had heard that you can offer them blanched vegetables, like sweet potatoes or zucchini; I gave that a try without much interest on their part. Also, I didn’t really want to fiddle around with preparing a custom salad for them every day. A trip to the local fish store sent me home with a great packaged shrimp food from Hikari called
When setting up our little nano planted aquarium, I wanted to make it home to some shrimp. It was something new and challenging that I had not tried in my previous childhood aquarium. I am so glad that we got them into our Spec V – they have become the star occupants of our aquarium!
Being something new, I was a bit aprehensive about housing them, but it turns out that Red Cherry Shrimp (RCS) are quite hardy and easy to keep. I am also discovering they are very prolific in reproducing! Breeding red cherry shrimp is very simple and is as easy as