Hippolytidae

From Microcosm Aquarium Explorer

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Peppermint Shrimp, Lysmata wurdemanni. Matthew Wittenrich

Overview

Many shrimps make ideal marine aquarium inhabitants, some serving as cleaners to preen fishes, predators on nuisance Aiptasia anemones, and general bottom scavengers of uneaten food and detritus.

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Taxonomic rank: Family

Common name: CLEANER SHRIMPS


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