Questions tagged [invertebrates]

Any animal lacking a backbone or spinal column. The most common invertebrates which are kept as pets are crustaceans, snails, arachnids and insects.

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Aquaponics: lobsters, clams, oysters and tilapia all in the same tank?

I've really been getting into gardening over the past year and have just started looking at aquaponics. I hope to one day build my own homestead, and want a big greenhouse with a central aquaponics "...
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Could I use mussels to filter a fish tank?

Mussels are referred to as nature's filters, because of how they siphon water to eat, and take the particles out of the water. I have a native tank set up, and I was thinking that maybe I could do ...
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How can I raise some red earthworms for my turtle?

I've recently attained a culture of about 20-50 red earthworms, and I'm planning to use them to feed my turtle. I'm currently leaving them in a 14 inch * 5 inch * 5 inch deep planting pot, with soil ...