Blue Coral Banded Shrimp
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Click Here to See ImagesThe Blue Banded Coral Shrimp, also known as the Blue Coral or Blue Boxing Shrimp, has a blue body, while the chelae and abdomen have red and sometimes white and red bands. These shrimp are ideal for any size invertebrate or reef aquarium, and will perform a cleaning function picking parasites and dead tissue from fish. Banded Coral Shrimp are also effective bristleworm hunters in the reef aquarium, helping to keep the population of these pests under control.
- Scientific Name: Stenopus tenuirostris
- Supplements: Calcium, Magnesium, Iodine, Trace Elements
- Care Level: Easy
- Temperament: Peaceful
- Water Conditions: 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.023-1.025
- Max. Size: 1½"
- Color Form: Blue, Red, White, Yellow
- Diet: Carnivore
- Origin: Indo-Pacific
- Family: Stenopodidae