No backbone? No problem! Explore the diverse and fascinating world of Invertebrates with backbone? No problem! Explore the diverse and fascinating world of Invertebrates with and find out if these colorful and useful creatures would be a good addition for your freshwater or saltwater tank.

If you’re looking to enrich your aquarium environment, you’ve come to the right place. Inverts come in all shapes and sizes and flaunt a rainbow of vibrant colors. Just one look at the stunning clams or flamboyant shrimps makes it easy to understand why many people love adding them to their tanks! Curious about which invert to choose? We have great guides on these remarkable critters and advice on which species is the best choice for your type of tank, both if it’s a freshwater or a saltwater one.

But, it’s not all about the looks when it comes to Invertebrates. These aquatic beauties are also very useful in an aquarium, where they can filter the water and control the build-up of detritus by cleaning up after your fish. Shrimp, snails, crabs, or clams can keep your precious aquarium spotless and attractive!

Sometimes, one of the pesky species can end up in your tank without your knowledge, and wreak havoc on your fish and plants. Usually brought to your aquarium’s ecosystem through plants or coral, these nasty inverts include the dreaded Bobbit worm or one of the many species of snails. With, you’ll learn all about these little pests and how to prevent introducing one to your tank. And, in case one of these creatures has already made themselves at home in your aquarium- we offer various useful guides on how to get rid of them, once and for all!

Diversity is what distinguishes a great aquarium from an amazing one. Consider adding Invertebrates to your freshwater or saltwater tank, both for their attractive looks and helpful qualities!