DARWIN ALGAE EATING SHRIMP
Keeping SnapshotDifficulty: Intermediate
Max Growth Size: 2 cm
Preferred Water Parameters
pH Level: 6.8-7.6
General Hardness: Soft-Moderate
Northern Territory, Australia.
After mating the female carries her eggs under her tail. The young disperse when they are fully developed.
Omnivorous and Herbivorous (grazes on algae). Will also scavenge on fish foods.
Native Australian shrimp, very useful for algae control in planted tanks. Ensure fish tankmates are of similar small size. Please note: avoid the use of copper based treatments if invertebrates are present in the tank.
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