Author: Dima Ptyushkin

Thai Micro Crab

By Dima Ptyushkin

Thai Micro Crabs are also known as «false spider crabs», and their scientific name is Limnopilos naiyanetr. These are tiny,…

River Shrimps

By Dima Ptyushkin

Very high in protein River Shrimps are perfect live fish food suitable to feed all predatory freshwater and marine fish.…

Atlantic Mudskipper

By Dima Ptyushkin

The Atlantic Mudskipper (Periophthalmus barbarus) – species mudskipper. This species occurs throughout most of the west African coastline, from Mauritania…

Cowslip Primrose

By Dima Ptyushkin

Primula veris, Common Cowslip, or Cowslip Primrose – herbaceous perennial flowering plant primrose family Primulaceae. The species is native throughout…

Shark Fin Mussel

By Dima Ptyushkin

The freshwater Shark Fin Mussel (Hyriopsis bialatus) known to enthusiasts as the Shark Tooth Clam, Sailfin Clam, Pearl Mussel, Shark…

California Blackworms

By Dima Ptyushkin

Lumbriculus variegatus, also known as the California Blackworm, is a species of worm inhabiting shallow-water marshes, ponds, and swamps, feeding…

Giant Puffer

By Dima Ptyushkin

Mbu Puffer, Giant Puffer, or Giant Freshwater Puffer (Tetraodon mbu) is a carnivorous freshwater pufferfish originating from the middle and…

English Primrose

By Dima Ptyushkin

Primula vulgaris, the Common Primrose, – species flowering plant family Primulaceae, native to western and southern Europe, northwest Africa, and…

Chameleon Shrimp

By Dima Ptyushkin

For those seeking something a bit different in the way of freshwater invertebrates, the Chameleon Shrimp may just be what…

Target Fish

By Dima Ptyushkin

Target Fish (Terapon jarbua) is a species of ray-finned fish, grunter of the family Terapontidae. It occurs in the Indo-Pacific.…