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Scavenger

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Synodontis Flavitaeniatus Catfish
(Synodontis flavitaeniatus)
Starting at $69.99
…of silver lines and spots. This species is also known as an 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…
Albino Aeneus Cory Cat
(Corydoras aeneus)
Starting at $3.99
The Albino Aeneus Cory Cat comes from the tributaries of the Amazon river and is a peaceful bottom dwelling scavenger. The Albino variety is mostly white to pink, and has multiple barbels around the mouth.The Aeneus Cory Cat requires a well planted aquarium with plenty of hiding places that provide…
Coral Catfish
(Phetusus angularis)
Starting at $11.99
…becomes brown and yellow or white horizontal stripes appear. As an adult, the brightness of the colors fade.In the wild, the Coral Catfish is found scavenging in the sand, so the aquarium should have a sandy bottom. It will dig in and out of the sand in search of food, so it is ideal to "sink" meaty…
Cerith Snail (Build Your Own Kit) - 5 Pack
(Cerithium sp.)
Starting at $6
The Cerith snail is a small scavenger with an elongated spiral shell that is usually black with tiny white dots covering the entire shell. One of the most ideal scavengers, detritus eaters, and algae eaters these snails are perfect for the reef aquarium, quickly devouring detritus, uneaten food,…
Nassarius Snail, Tiny (Build Your Own Kit) - 10 Pack
(Nassarius sp.)
Starting at $8
The Nassarius snail is a tiny scavenger with an oval spiral shell that resembles an olive pit, with a long tube-like siphon that protrudes from the end of the shell. One of the most ideal scavenger and detritus eaters, these snails are perfect for the reef aquarium, quickly consuming detritus,…
Babylon Snail (Build Your Own Kit)
(Babylonia sp.)
Starting at $6
…are visible later in the day or evening after the lights go out on the display. These beneficial snails help clean and aerate sandy substrate and scavenge for uneaten food and decaying organics in a similar manner to Nassarius snails. The Babylon Snail can grow to about 3" and do well in all sizes…
Debelius' Reef Lobster
(Enoplometopus sp.)
Starting at $19.99
…designed so that the lobster can be seen during the day, but it usually will spend most of the daylight hours hiding from the light. It prefers to scavenge and hunt at night. The Reef Lobster is described as peaceful, and it will ignore sleeping Wrasses or healthy fish within the aquarium. Caution…
Horseshoe Crab
(Limulus polyphemus)
Starting at $16.99
…crabs usually grow larger than the males, with their body reaching a maximum size of 12 inches in diameter. When small, they are very efficient scavengers and are great for aerating and maintaining sand beds.The Horseshoe Crabs dig through sand and gravel in search of worms and any organic debris.…
Peppermint Shrimp, Captive-Bred ORA®
(Lysmata sp.)
Starting at $7.99
…or high nitrate levels. It also requires supplemental iodine to encourage proper molting of its carapace. In addition to what it obtains from scavenging, the diet of the Peppermint Shrimp should consist of most types of prepared foods and the occasional pieces of fresh fish.The Peppermint Shrimp…
Nassarius Snail
(Nassarius sp.)
Starting at $1.99
…is an efficient scavenger and detritus eater and is the perfect member of your reef aquarium cleanup crew. You will be pleased at how quickly a small group of Nassarius Snails will clear detritus, uneaten food, decaying organics, and fish waste. The Nassarius Snail is a small scavenger with an oval,…
Cerith Snail
(Cerithium sp.)
Starting at $1.99
Don't let the Cerith Snail's small adult size fool you. As well as having a gorgeous, elongated spiral shell, this active scavenger can consume large amounts of detritus, uneaten food, fish waste, and algae. Plus, this species of the Cerithium genus often burrows in your aquarium sand and helps…
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…
Black Kuhlii Loach
(Pangio sp.)
Starting at $2.89
The Black Kuhlii Loach is one of about 100 species in the Cobitidae family. Loaches are bottom dwelling scavengers with reduced or absent scales and a mouth surrounded by barbels used to taste. At times, the loach will lie on its side when there are insufficient hiding places, giving the impression…
Peppered Cory Cat
(Corydoras paleatus)
Starting at $3.49
The Peppered Cory Cat comes from the tributaries of larger river systems in South America, and is a peaceful bottom dwelling scavenger. The Peppered Cory Cat has black and dark green spots, with a white underside.The Peppered Cory Cat requires a well-planted aquarium with plenty of hiding places…
Dario Botia Loach
(Botia dario)
Starting at $9.99
…that are embedded in there skin. They are a bottom-dweller that originates from the streams in Indonesia.The Dario Botia Loach is an active scavenger that is a semi-aggressive fish that enjoys the company of its own species, or other semi-aggressive fish. It will school with others of the same…
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