Non-Fish Tank Mates

How Long Do Snails Sleep? It’s Not What You Thought

Famous for being slow, you might not think that snails are a particularly interesting group of animals. We are going to try and challenge this view by looking at one of their most unique behaviors: sleep.We don’t tend to think about other animals sleeping. Many sleep at the same time as humans, so you don’t get a chance to see it, but snails have a more complex process....

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What Do Snails Eat: In the Wild and as Pets

There are lots of popular questions about snails, including how long do snails sleep and what do you feed a snail?Today, we are going to focus on what do snails eat.There are many different types of snails that you can keep in an aquarium or outdoor garden pond. These snails all have different diets based upon the type of food that they would find in their natural habitats....

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Eastern Box Turtle Complete Care Guide: Diet, Habitat And More…

If you know someone with a pet Turtle, chances are that it’s a Box Turtle.Box Turtles are some of the most common, and the Eastern Box Turtle is a particularly popular choice.They are known for their beautiful box-like patterns on their dome-shaped shells, and are quite a common summer sight in the forests where they live....

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Box Turtle: Complete Care Guide and Breed Info

Home Non-Fish Tank Mates Box Turtle: Complete Care Guide and Breed InfoThe Box Turtle is one of the most popular pet turtles around.These peaceful reptiles are native to the wetlands and grasslands of North America. They are semi-aquatic, but spend most of their time on land rather than in water. They are known for their long lifespans and box-like shells decorated with beautiful colors and patterns....

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The Ultimate Guide to the Cherry Shrimp 2020 (Care, Grading, Breeding)

The Cherry Shrimp is one of the most popular invertebrate around.Native to Taiwan they come in various shades of red and are in fact graded (more on this later).Its vibrant color, and ease to keep, makes it very popular in particular for beginner aquarists.In this ultimate guide we will discuss the Cherry Shrimp’s color grading and appearance, dietary needs, tank conditions, ideal tank mates, breeding and much more…Free eBook: Grab your Cherry Shrimp guide now and learn all there is to know about caring for these invertebrates....

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The Ultimate Hermit Crab Care Guide: Habitat, Food And Much More…

Hermit Crabs are curious crustaceans, their strange behaviors and different personalities are sure to put a smile on the face of beginner and expert keepers alike.They require a lot of care and you will need to keep a close eye on them to spot any health problems they may have.Throughout this article we will introduce you to the most popular Hermit Crab species and give you an in depth understanding of what it takes to keep these invertebrate....

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What do Tadpoles Eat: In the Wild and as Pets

We’re taught as kids the basics behind the life cycle of a frog. If you’ve ever kept them as pets you’ll know that it’s much more difficult than it looks to raise tadpoles.Before a frog is fully developed it spends many weeks growing. It’s a tadpole’s job to search for food to get enough energy to grow....

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Assassin Snail Care Guide (Breeding, Diet and More…)

Snails are quite popular for home aquariums nowadays. When trying to remove these, your first thought should be to use assassin snails.It might not make the most sense to add snails when you want to clear them out, but assassins are carnivores and will snack on your pests until they’re eradicated.You’ll get an attractive, stripy species that won’t eat any of your plants, so they’re not just for people with a pest problem....

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What Do Crayfish Eat: In the Wild and in Your Aquarium

Crayfish are freshwater crustaceans with similar features to lobsters. Their small size and unusual form has them growing in popularity in the fish keeping community.They have similar needs to fish, so looking after them requires similar skills. This makes them ideal for someone looking to expand into different areas of fish keeping....

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15+ Best Freshwater Shrimps For Aquariums

Freshwater shrimp come in lots of different shapes, colors and sizes.A lot of people look at shrimp and don’t see the point in placing them in their aquarium because fish tanks are for fish.These people could not be more wrong!They are fascinating creatures and your aquarium will reap the rewards by having these algae grazing or filter feeding organisms in it....

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Baby Snapping Turtle: Complete Care Guide and Breed Info

Putting an alligator in your tank may be a tempting choice but it’s not a very practical one.But what if you had a chance to get as close to owning a crocodile as possible? That’s where snapping turtles come in!They are definitely one of the most exotic pets out there and their appearance only proves this point....

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13 Must Have Algae Eaters for Your Aquarium 2020

To have some algae in your tank is completely normal and natural, and is actually a sign of a healthy aquarium.Whilst some aquarists advocate that your tank should be pristine, and have no algae growth at all, this is not natural or healthy. You only have to look at any natural environment in which fish inhabit to see this....

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Mystery Snail Complete Care Guide (Blue, Black, Gold and More)

Mystery snails are one of the most popular additions to freshwater tanks. These slow moving, peaceful herbivores, let you to sit back whilst they do some of the cleaning for you.Most people will buy snails, such as Nerite Snails, to clean the glass and rocks of algae. No matter what level of experience, any community tank will benefit from these Gastropods....

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