Setting Up a Shrimp Tank (A Beginner Friendly Comprehensive Guide)

Shrimps are fascinating creatures that can be raised alone or with other aquarium fish in a community tank. There are many types of shrimp that make a great addition to an aquarium home. Shrimp’s small size, active nature, and appealing personality have increased their popularity, especially with nano or smaller tanks.

As you may have read my freshwater fish care posts, I am a big fan of keeping shrimp as pets. If you decide to start at your first tank, setting up a freshwater shrimp tank is a great way to give yourself something fun and interesting to care for.

In this primer, we’ll discuss the basics of keeping them in an aquarium!

Aquarium Shrimp Types