Boxer Shrimp
Alternative Name(s): Banded Coral Shrimp
Scientific Name(s): Stenopodidae
Category: Marine Invertebrate
Maximum Size: 6cms
Minimum Tank Volume: 0 litres
Minimum Tank Size:
Water Temperature Range: 24-27°C

General Information: Large shrimp with long front claws and hair like antennae. Distinct red/white banding on legs and body. Quite a stunning creature to add to any marine aquarium (as long as it isn't food for the large fish mentioned below)
Tank Requirements: SALINITY SG: 1.02121.025
Diet Requirements: Carnivorous. Will eat Bristleworms.
Compatibility: Ornamental. Useful in reef aquariums. Reef safe.
Recommendations: Keep one or a known pair. They are aggressive towards their own kind
Common Problems: Could be eaten by larger fish e.g. Groupers, Hogfish, Triggerfish and Hawkfish.
Similar Species: Microprosthema sp. and Odontozona sp.
Author(s): Fishlady | Photo: | Views: 21514
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