Peppermint Shrimp (Lysmata Wurdemanni) x 1

$89.99

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Peppermint Shrimp x 1 – Saltwater Shrimp

Lysmata Wurdemanni – approx size: 3cm

Care Level: Easy
Temperament: Peaceful
Diet: Carnivore
Reef Compatible: Yes
pH: 8.1-8.4
Max Size: 5.5cm

Peppermint Shrimp eats aiptasia and numerous other pests that affect the general condition of your aquarium. Due to their diet, sweeper shrimp will maintain the cleanliness of your aquarium thus reducing the need for you to use aquarium pesticide.

The Peppermint Shrimp is best known for its natural ability to manage nuisance Aiptasia, or glass anemones. Keep in mind that some individual Peppermint Shrimp are better at managing aiptasia while others may not be interested in aiptasia at all. Though considered part of the “cleaner” grouping of shrimp, Lysmata wurdemanni is more of a scavenger. The Peppermint Shrimp picks its way around your aquarium and live rock to consume detritus, uneaten food, and decomposing organic material. This ornamental member of the Hippolytidae family is brightly colored with a clear or creamy white body striped with several thin and distinct longitudinal red bands.

Peppermint Shrimp are very social and peaceful towards most reef inhabitants. Like other invertebrates, the Peppermint Shrimp cannot tolerate copper-based medications or high nitrate levels. It also requires supplemental iodine to encourage proper molting of its carapace. In addition to what it obtains from scavenging, the diet of the Peppermint Shrimp should consist of most types of prepared foods

They require small spots where they can hide because they have the tendency to stay away from other inhabitants. The shrimps are active mostly during the night and during the day they hide behind rocks and corals. They will come out when it is feeding time when they tend to swim freely in the water column.

Due to the nature of livestock there may be occasions where the item/s you have purchased are not healthy enough for sale at that time. When this situation happens we will contact you prior to sending out your order and may offer one of the following solutions:

  • Arrange an alternative product in place of the item/s purchased
  • Arrange an alternative shipping date for the the item/s are back in stock
  • Arrange a store credit or refund

Hollywood Fish Farm accepts  NO RESPONSIBILITY for comparability of livestock or suitability of aquarium conditions 

Please contact us prior to purchasing any items of livestock if you have any questions 

We are unable to ship livestock to any rural address – please note if you are unsure if you have a rural address please contact us prior to your purchase.

Livestock Photo is for reference only and is not an image of the exact Shrimp you are getting