What do I need to start keeping jellyfish?
To start keeping jellyfish, you need a jellyfish tank, salt water, food, filter bacteria and last but not least, the jellyfish. Read more under “Your jellyfish aquarium in 3 steps”.
Can I keep jellyfish in a normal aquarium?
No, the special shape of our aquariums, the circular flow and the innovative filter technology are absolutely necessary for keeping the jellyfish.
Which water do I need for jellyfish keeping?
For a jellyfish aquarium you need salt water. You can buy this directly in our shop, in a pet shop or mix it yourself.
What do jellyfish eat and how often must they be fed?
Jellyfish feed mainly on plankton and artemia and must be fed once a day. But they can also not eat over a weekend if you feed them more often before and after this period.
How old do jellyfish get?
With a suitable jellyfish aquarium and the right care (see: Jellyfish keeping), jellyfish can live for 1-1.5 years. However, this also depends on the jellyfish species.
Is it possible to keep different species of jellyfish in one aquarium ?
As different jellyfish species have different requirements it is not possible to keep different species in one aquarium.
Is it possible to add decoration to a jellyfish aquarium?
No, since jellyfish are very sensitive, no decorative objects may be placed in the aquarium. As in the sea, jellyfish can be drifted with the current without touching the ground or other things.
Can I track my shipment?
Yes, you can track all deliveries you make to us online. As soon as the goods or your jellyfish are shipped, you will receive a link to the tracking system or the necessary shipment information.
What are the shipping costs?
From a delivery over 100€ we send free of charge. Anything under that costs 6€ per package.
How are the jellyfish shipped?
The jellyfish are shipped in a double fish transport bag filled with seawater, which is then packed in a polystyrene box and an outer carton. In winter they are additionally insulated and shipped with warm pads.
How long does it take until I receive my order?
You will receive normal deliveries within 3 – 4 days. Jellyfish are always sent by express, therefore the delivery time is 1 day, after agreeing on a suitable delivery date.
Is there a live arrival guarantee for jellyfish deliveries?
Due to the special packaging and the short delivery time, shipping is safe for the jellyfish. Therefore we take over the shipping risk until the jellyfish are delivered.
Which payment methods are available to me?
You can pay in advance, PayPal (credit card) and via Klarna on account or by instalments.
Is there a minimum order value?
No, there is no minimum order value. You can also order all our products separately.
Can I also order by telephone?
Yes, it’s possible. We only need your billing and shipping address and then optionally create an account and place the order for you.
Is registration necessary?
No, it is not mandatory to register to place an order. However, a registered customer can view the current status of his order and also his previous orders.
Breeding & Reproduction
Does Jellyfish World sell jellyfish from wild catches ?
No, our jellyfish always come from German and European breeders.
Can jellyfish reproduce themselves in an aquarium?
Basically it is very difficult because the planulal larvae need surfaces (e.g. coral stones) to settle and then form polyps. After that you need additional tanks to raise the ephyral larvae. If you want to breed jellyfish yourself, we will be happy to advise you.
Where are the jellyfish bred ?
Our jellyfish are mainly bred in Germany or also in other European countries. Our partners have been carefully selected and are experts in this field.