The pom pom crab is a crab that carries anemones on its claws to use as a weapon.
One of the interesting symbiotic relationship that can be observed in a home reef aquarium is the tiger pistol shrimp and its symbiosis with a watchman goby.
I like to go to pet expos, so I was happy when I have noticed that there was one held in Budapest just as I was passing through.
Zebra mantis shrimps are one of the many mantis shrimp species.
The skunk cleaner shrimps are probably one of the best known types of shrimp that one can keep in a reef aquarium.
The emerald crab is an emerald green marine crab which is also know as the Mithrax crab.
There is some disagreement if someone should even include any Camel Shrimp in a reef aquarium as they have the unfortunate tendency to snack on coral polyps.
Peppermint Shrimps are often kept in reef tanks to eat the pest Aiptasia anemones.
Most reef aquarists include some sort of hermit crabs to eat algae, scavenge for leftover food, etc.
Brine shrimps are tiny little crustaceans that usually live in lakes with really high salt concentration. For some reason they are also called Sea Monkeys — probably a clever marketing ploy.
Another porcelain crab this one is a rock dwelling species.
The marine amphipods that live in most reef aquariums are amazing creatures that look like tiny little shrimp.
The Internet seems to be full of pictures of this most amazing of creatures, the porcelain anemone crab. It lives on sea anemones and filter feeds by using its fan-like appendages to gather planktonic organisms that float by. For some … Continue reading