31. Crayfishes, Shrimps, Crabs, Snails, Mussels (125)

  • Neocaridina sp FIRE/CHERRY

    Neocaridina sp FIRE/CHERRY

    6. July 2007

    July 2004: Yesterday we got a limited number of this beautiful shrimp, which belongs to the family of Neocaridina. This type was imported one year ago, but also only in small numbers. They do not demand special water parameters and can be easily fed with common fish food. They can be kept in community tanks, […]

  • Cherax lorentzi

    6. July 2007

    In its shining armour Cherax lorenzi reminds of a medieval knight, who is on its way to the tournament. With a size of 12 cm it can be kept very good in aquariums starting from 100 cm length. Contrary to some of its relatives Cherax lorenzi does not seem to harm other tank mates. Therefore […]

  • Goniopsis pelii

    Goniopsis pelii

    6. July 2007

    June 2006: The mangrove crab Goniopsis pelii reached us from the Atlantic coast of Africa. Their orange and blue coloured claws are very remarkable. They owe their name to the mangrove woods where they naturally occur. This by water and land affected biotope has to be reproduced in the terrarium, since they need both habitats […]

  • Neocaridina sp RED CRYSTAL SHRIMP

    Neocaridina sp RED CRYSTAL SHRIMP

    6. July 2007

    December 2002: Here we have it: german bred red crystal shrimp. We only got a few pieces, but we expect a limited quantity in the near future. This shrimp of the family Neocaridina is easy to keep and can be kept with not too big growing fish in a community tank (Photo F. Schäfer, Text […]

  • Uca annulipes

    Uca annulipes

    6. July 2007

    May 2005: One of the most beautiful fiddler crab, Uca annulipes has been available now. Fiddler crabs, a family of 65 species, live worldwide in tropical and subtropical areas where they inhabit beaches and swamps. They reach a length of no more then 2.5 to 3 cm. The male animals have one large and often […]