Super Crystal Red Shrimp are probably my longest living colony of shrimp. I started with CRS, then these, then PRL. I think my SCR colony is about 10 years old, I’m also lucky in the fact that I have several different lines, including the original, highly coveted ‘Cologne Line’.More
Pure Red Line are my absolute favourite and I was really lucky to start with some good stock when I began breeding them.More
Back in 2013 i was approached by Chris Lukhaup to appear in Breeders & Keepers magazine. At the time the UK ‘shrimp scene’ was still growing, there was a hardcore group of us with some years of experience but the hobby as a whole was still in its infancy. I was always keen to promote the hobby within the UK so I was honoured to fly the flag when Chris asked me.More
Ok, so I’ve cheated a few times….
I used to have much more space and many more tanks, I had well over 20 varieties of shrimp at one point. I had so many tanks I was keeping certain varieties just to have them, not because I liked them.More
My shrimp ‘career’ has changed a lot over the years. I started with a single tank with CRS. I then got the bug and built a small rack with four 100l aquariums. By mid 2010 I had 80 120l tanks and was importing close to 100,000 shrimp a month. If you bought any shrimp from Maidenhead Aquatics during that time then there is a high possibility that they came from me.More