In the current article we will talk about quite popular tank shrimp. This small and almost transparent shrimp has lots of various names – Glass shrimp, ghost shrimp (Palaemonetes sp). However, each of them describes it rather precisely. Since it is almost invisible in a tank, especially if the latter is full of tank plants.
This shrimp got its name due to its semitransparent body. These shrimps are good to to have in a tank with small fishes, because they help to keep the tank clean by eating food leftovers and other detrital products on the tank bottom.
Lifespan isn’t long – about six month. As for size – it may grow up to 2 inches (5 cm) long provided with good care.
Keep reading…Glass shrimp or ghost shrimp (Palaemonetes sp)