Can Cherry Barbs Live With Shrimp?

Unlike some fish species in the cyprinidae family, cherry barbs can live peacefully with shrimp in the same tank. While cherry barbs might occasionally eat baby shrimp, these fish generally leave the juveniles and adults alone. Shrimp do not pose any problems for cherry barbs either. Cherry barbs are stunning little fish that are suitable … Read more

Will Harlequin Rasboras Eat Shrimp?

Harlequin rasboras are omnivores and will eat brine shrimp and other shrimp they are fed. However, because of their tiny mouths, Harlequin rasboras are unlikely to eat adult cherry shrimp, and you can keep them together. Harlequin rasboras may eat baby shrimp if they are small enough.  Suppose you’re considering adding shrimp and Harlequin rasboras … Read more

Will Betta Fish Eat My Snails?

White Betta Fish Over Gravel

Snails can often make for good tank mates. They keep your tank clean, aren’t picky eaters, and they’re overall peaceful shellfish. Betta fish will eat anything small enough to fit in their mouth including snails. If you are going to add snails to a betta tank, make sure they are big enough to avoid becoming … Read more

Do Guppies Eat Shrimp?

Red Shrimp on Plant

If the guppies and shrimp aren’t being cared for properly and placed in an environment that doesn’t satisfy their needs, then, unfortunately, guppies can eat the shrimp.  Not all creatures of water can live in the same habitat. Sometimes, placing two different species in one aquarium can cause more harm than good. So, would placing … Read more