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Freshwater Scavengers

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Pitbull (LDA 25) Plecostomus
(Parotocinclus sp.)
Starting at $12.99
…In addition, these highly active fish prefer to be kept in small groups within larger community aquariums, which adds to the fun of watching them scavenge and clean your substrate. However, avoid keeping it with larger, aggressive fish that might see the Pitbull Pleco as food. Native to Brazil, the…
Emerald Green Cory Cat
(Brochis splendens)
Starting at $6.79
The Emerald Green Cory adds interest and beauty to the lower regions of your aquarium. This popular aquarium scavenger has an iridescent, emerald green body with pinkish underparts. In addition to an ornamental presence, the Emerald Green Cory Cat provides the valuable service of devouring uneaten…
Nerita Snail
(Neritina sp.)
Starting at $2.79
Nerita Snails are an efficient scavenger ideal for smaller ponds and freshwater community aquariums. The Nerita Snail is a popular choice for keeping uneaten food and algae in check. It is peaceful and will not unexpectedly overpopulate your aquarium or water garden since the Nerita Snail is…
Cobalt Blue Lobster
(Procambarus clarkii)
Starting at $29.99
…most striking ornamental crayfish you'll ever see. It will add an amazing splash of brilliant blue color that's sure to draw attention to your freshwater aquarium. The coloration of this blue beauty intensifies as it matures. Due to selective breeding, the Cobalt Blue Lobster will not lose this blue…
Red Lobster
(Procambarus sp.)
Starting at $3.99
The Red Lobster is a great crayfish species native to the rivers and streams of North America. An excellent scavenger for ponds or aquariums, the Red Lobster will feed upon any leftover food or detritus that settles on the bottom. It is also a great algae controller and will eat any filamentous…
Ghost Shrimp - Freshwater
(Paleomonetes sp.)
Starting at $1.59
…are excellent scavengers. They are inexpensive and efficient aquarium cleaners that will actively search for any kind of left over food in your aquarium. Their transparent bodies and frenetic food-searching behavior make Ghost Shrimp an interesting addition to your freshwater aquarium.The Ghost…
Royal Farlowella Catfish
(Sturistoma sp.)
Starting at $39.99
…eggs hatch in about one week and the fry need to be fed blanched spinach and small pieces of pellet food.In addition to the leftover food it will scavenge from the bottom, the Royal Farlowella Cat should also be fed sinking catfish pellets and algae wafers. Approximate Purchase Size: 3-1/2" to 5"
White Ghost Lobster
(Procambarus clarkii)
Starting at $69.99
…They are generally peaceful towards members of its species and will rarely hunt for fish; which they are generally too slow to catch. Provide a freshwater aquarium of at least 50 gallons with plenty of rocks, and a substrate with a moderate grain size or finer for the White Ghost Lobster to burrow…
False Julii Cory Cat
(Corydoras sp.)
Starting at $5.99
…Julii Cory Cat is a visually striking and entertaining addition to the freshwater aquarium.The False Julii Cory Cat comes from the tributaries of larger river systems in South America. It is a peaceful bottom dwelling scavenger often mistaken for Corydoras julii. This species can be identified by a…
Adolfoi Cory Cat
(Corydoras aldolfoi)
Starting at $29.99
The Adolfoi Cory Cat comes from the tributaries of the Rio Negro and Rio Uaupes in South America and is a peaceful bottom dwelling scavenger. The Adolfoi is mostly pale in color and has one black stripe covering the back and another across the eyes.The Adolfoi Cory Cat requires a well-planted…
Synodontis Flavitaeniatus Catfish
(Synodontis flavitaeniatus)
Starting at $69.99
…upside-down catfish, as it will hang in an inverted position. They are wonderful scavengers, and are not overly aggressive. They also do not dig as much as other large catfish, making them a great addition to a larger freshwater planted aquarium. The Synodontis Flavitaeniatus Catfish will appreciate…
Grass Shrimp - Freshwater
(Palaemonetes paludosus)
Starting at $1.99
…Shrimp, are excellent scavengers and are very efficient aquarium cleaners that will actively search for any kind of leftover food in your aquarium. Their transparent bodies and frenetic food-searching behavior make Grass Shrimp an interesting addition to your freshwater aquarium. The Grass Shrimp…
Bio Chem Zorb
Starting at $10.89
…water.Bio Chem Zorb works in freshwater aquariums by ion exchange and adsorption. The organic scavenger resins and activated carbon adsorb dissolved organics. The ion-exchange resins remove toxic heavy metals such as copper and lead. Use Bio Chem Zorb in freshwater aquariums to keep the water…
Blue Life Clear FX Pro
Starting at $12.59
…of super carbon, hybrid phosphate & organic scavenger resin*Rapidly removes organic pollutants to keep aquariums cleaner longerBlue Life Clear FX Pro offers aquarists of all skill levels the most advanced and comprehensive filter media for freshwater, saltwater, and reef aquariums of all sizes. This…
Assassin Snail
(Clea helena)
Starting at $4.49
Control runaway snail populations with hired assassins! The Assassin Snail, or Snail Eating Snail, is a small, easy-to-keep freshwater invert completely harmless toward fish and shrimps, but quite effective in reducing nuisance snail explosions. It is also extraordinarily eye-catching in planted…