Erik Lucas has kept aquariums since he was 8 years old. In 2010 He bought his first shrimp and quickly expanded to over 30 shrimp tanks. He quickly became known as the source for Orange Eye Blue Tigers in the USA, a shrimp that is still one of his favorites.
In 2014 he started Buypetshrimp.com and has become the go-to source for happy, healthy, high quality shrimp for fellow hobbyists . His desire to promote the hobby has taken him across the USA to local club meetings to present his tips for successful shrimp keeping. He is currently working on a lecture on shrimp grading that he will present to groups in the future. He currently has over 100 shrimp tanks, including a new shop with over 1500 gallons dedicated to shrimp tanks.