- Best algae eating shrimp in the hobby
- We suggest 10 per 60 litre fully planted aquarium
- Great activity and fun to watch
- Do not breed in fresh water
- Grow quite large, 5 – 7cm
Amano Shrimp are a popular freshwater aquarium shrimp available in many stores today. Amano Shrimp may also be called: Caridina multidentata, Caridina japonica, Algae Eating Shrimp, Swamp Shrimp, Yamato Shrimp, Japonica Amano Shrimp, Yamato Numa Ebi, Japanese Marsh Shrimp, and Japanese Swamp Shrimp. An Amano Shrimp can be described as a spirited inhabitants of a tank. They are great swimmers, and are always on the lookout for food.
An Amano Shrimp can be kept in tanks of nearly any size as long as the regular rules of fish count are followed. Be mindful not to overstock. Amano Shrimp produce waste and tax an aquatic environment just like every other living organism in a tank. Amano Shrimp like being in a habitat with lots of live aquarium plants that provide them with interesting places on which to climb. They also seem to get a charge out of swimming from plant to plant looking for different places to explore, perch or hide.
Acclimation of your shrimp:
We use the rule of three (3)
Drip Acclimation Tools:
Removing Shrimp from the Bag:
If you received your shrimp in a breather bag you’ll want to place the bag directly inside the tupperware. Make sure to not pour the shrimp out because they may get stuck inside the bag.
Using airline tubing to acclimate:
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