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Nassarius snail

The nassarius snail, N. vibex, is a small member of the mollusk phylum and is a fairly common addition to the saltwater aquarium as part of the clean up crew. They are amusing to watch. By day, they bury themselves in the sand, with just a tiny periscope-like piece of flesh left sticking out of the tank. When you feed your fish, …

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Keeping the Fire Shrimp: Lysmata debelius

Introduction to keeping the blood red fire shrimp in a saltwater aquarium Scientifically known as Lysmata debelius, the Fire Shrimp has gained a lot of popularity and nicknames over time, because of its striking color. Breeders and hobbyists have called it: Scarlet Cleaner Shrimp, Blood Red Fire Shrimp, Taiwan Fire Red, Cherry Red Shrimp or Red Fire Shrimp. Ideal habitat A …