If you’re a new aquarist, shrimp probably aren’t the first thing to come to mind. It’s more likely you’re thinking of neat, colorful fish for your new tank.
It’s true that fish are the most common creatures in aquariums. But freshwater shrimp are becoming more popular with both beginners and experts.
Shrimp can be satisfying and incredibly useful additions to your tank. Certain species of freshwater are particularly popular and simple to take care of. Once you have some general knowledge of shrimp-keeping, you’ll easily be able to pick the shrimp species that’s best for you.