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  1. Minnesota
    What stores have Malaysian trumpet snails (Melanoides tuberculata) and Bamboo shrimp (Atyopsis moluccensis)? I have a planted aquarium I am setting up for Betta and was told those snails and shrimp are compatible with Bettas. Also, is there a local source for Blackworms (Lumbriculus variegatus)?
  2. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Good evening everybody! I wanted to get some peoples opinions on some additional self-sustaining food sources for my puffer tank. I currently have amassed a small colony of: Malaysian Trumpet Snails and also recently introduced Pond Snails and some Ramshorns as well (though I have a feeling...
  3. Substrate
    I was wondering if you had a high density of tubifex worms, like approaching the sickening density of those sewer slime monster videos, then would their respiration result in CO2? Also, consider that I have an undergravel filter attached to a powerhead. I'm thinking the water being pulled down...
  4. General Planted Tank Discussion
    I know Walstad mentions using black worms in her book. I've been reading mixed reviews. They are hard to find here and I don't wanna make the effort to get some just to have the tank go south. They seem like a better option than MTS for stirring the soil, mostly bc almost every fish will eat...
  5. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    okay, so i'm not 100% sure if their invertebrates but i was wondering whats the harm in letting them live in your substrate? i mean, in reef's you don't see people keeping bristle worms in the refrigerator to feed to their arrow crabs/goby's. if you were to let them do their thing in your fish...
  6. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    I was asked by another forum to write about how I cultured these worms. I didn't want it to be limited to just one forum so I hope this information can help someone here too. I am sorry if this is not the right place to put it. But its was the closest I can get to inverts Anyway I have been...
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