Links

Here is a list of web site that I feel offer valuable information on looking after aquatic creatures. It isn’t restricted to just sites that deal with the raising of Triops, as keeping aquatic animals is usually a wide reaching and enjoyable hobby.

For example at the moment I’ve got tanks with Triops, aquatic frogs, shrimps, snails and of course various tropical fish.

My hope is that if you’ve raised Triops successfully, you may want to move on and raise one of the many other aquatic creatures that are available to you from your local pet or aquarium shop.

Triops support groups

Triops shops

  • Triops King – A well known and reputable store for Triops and other aquatic creatures.
  • Aquaristika – German shop.
  • Wal-Mart – US Shop. Triops packets and kits onsale in most of their stores.

Major Triops suppliers.

  • Triops.com – USA retail supplier of Triops (Triops longicaudatus).
  • InterPlay – UK retail supplier of Triops (Triops longicaudatus) for schools. They sell several types of kits.
  • Clementoni – European supplier of Triops sets and other sciency toys.

Triop articles and some other oddities

Online Shops or companies selling products to help you raise your aquatic animal.

  • SeaChem labs – Lots of chemicals to keep your animals healthy. Excellent products with superb support. If only more aquatic treatment manufacturers were this good.
  • Eheim – probably the best filtering products in the world.
  • Tetra – Good range of products.
  • AquaEssentials – Probably one of the best online aquarium shops!
  • EBay USA – Fish section
  • EBAY UK – Fish section
  • Tropical Fish Finder – UK – Find a shop that has a particular fish in stock.

Advice on how to keep an aquarium tank.

Plants that you keep in your tank.

  • Age of Aquariums – Aquatic Plants.
  • Tropica – Probably the number one supplier of plants in your local shop. Pictures are not that good though.
  • Aquarium Fish – Plants and how to look after them.
  • Hornwort – The Aquarists favourite plant – How to grow it.
  • Algae Types – Types of Algae and how to control it. Really excellent pictures to help you identify what Algae you’ve got.
  • The Krib – FAQ on Algae – One of the best sources of information on the Planet.
  • Algae – Aquaticscape – excellent guide to identifying algae.
  • Chuck’s Planted Aquarium – How to identify problems with your plants.

Information on the various fish you can buy from your local shop.

Information on the types of frogs you can raise.

Why not try raising freshwater shrimp?

Let’s not forget raising snails.

Problem solving sites.

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