Palaemon intermedeius

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  1. Renannchen

    Renannchen

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    I got these shrimp from my dad dont realy know if its the right name i think its some kind of a glass shrimp.. does any1 knw anything about them and if they are reef safe or not??? i have 7 in my setup at the moment and would realy want some more info on them... i will post pics as soon as posible...
     
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    leslie hempel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    pics will definatley help!;)
     
  4. Renannchen

    Renannchen Thread Starter

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    k cool got some pics not sure if you can realy make out what type it is or whatever..
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  5. Renier

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    As far as I know they pretty harmless. (glass shrimp)
    My wrasse gets them for breakfast :)and there are some in my Dsb thats been there for over a year.
    But rather wait for the more knowledgeable guys to give you a clear answer
     
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    These are common fella's in the slightly warmer waters of our coastline. Their full names, are: "Sand shrimps (Scientific name: Palaemon peringueyi)
     
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    Ya - I used to collect tons of them in the Strand rock pools to feed to my blue ribbon eel at the time. I kept them in a small tank with an airstone for weeks and fed them pelets until they become supper for the eel.
     
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    yeah they're awesome - become tame as well! Have 2 that's been in my main tank now for the past 13 months already! they're awesome little fellas! :)
     
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