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Looking for some Sulawesi shrimp breeding tips and tricks? Having trouble or just want to read how others are doing it? Peter Baert from Belgium is ready to share his experience.
There are about 70 endemic species of freshwater fish in Sulawesi. Most of them belong to these families: sailfin silversides, ricefish, viviparous halfbeaks, gobies.
One of our main goals is to connect with other aquarists and inform them about the current state of Sulawesi freshwater habitats.
Sulawesi Keepers presented new findings collected by a recent expedition to Sulawesi lakes. A raffle was held in the evening and the proceeds were donated to support the activities of Sulawesi Keepers. Exactly 1000 EUR!
Our first field trip is over. We collected tons of material and met new people with whom we are united by the effort to help save aquatic biotopes and their unique inhabitants. You can find here our first impressions and short summary.
Arbeitskreis Wirbellose in Binnengewässern e.V. (AKWB, Working Group for Invertebrates in Inland Waters) is an association whose goal is to promote the care and breeding of invertebrates in inland waters.
Our team of experts and advisors has grown to include a very well-known aquarist, Sulawesi fish expert Andreas Wagnitz from Germany. Great breeder and photographer, he undertook several expeditions to Indonesia, caught many of his animals in Sulawesi…
Not just Tylomelania – the Sulawesi freshwater snails are much more diverse! Celetaia, Miratesta and other endemic or widespread species…
Caridina dennerli breeding success! And new species of shrimp (Caridina poso or "White Orchid") in the collection of the Ostrava Zoo. Ostracods alert!
Caridina dennerli and other popular aquarium shrimps are facing extremely high risk of extinction in the wild. See the 14 most threatened species.
Interview with brothers Carsten and Frank Logemann, who travelled to Sulawesi twice and examined the parameters of the water there…
We have sent mineral salts for Sulawesi shrimps to the conservation breeding facility in Indonesia. You can help species conservation by securing the materials for future deliveries.
First babies of Sulawesi shrimp in our zoo! It didn't take long for Caridina caerulea ("Blue Leg Poso") to breed. Caridina dennerli is berried.
Indonesian expert Daisy Wowor estimates that only 10% of crustacean species of this country are known, and shares opinion on their conservation.
We are launching the Sulawesi Keepers Global Survey to find out what species are currently kept by the aquarists worldwide. Fish, shrimps, snails, crabs…
Oryzias eversi is one of the so-called pelvic-brooding ricefish species from Sulawesi, micro-endemic and possibly extinct in the wild.
Shrimps from the Sulawesi lakes are not suitable for beginners and require considerable experience. Specific chemistry, high temperature, environmental stability…
Sulawesi quite often suffers from natural disasters such as earthquakes, floods, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions and landslides. These have significant environmental and socio-economic impacts.
Our team has grown with a new member: Kateřina Schrimpelová has joined us. Katka has professional education and experience closely related to water, as well as a significant aquaristic past :-).
Sulawesi Keepers are working with the Shoal programme to prevent species extinction.