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Product Details

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Size

1cm - 5cm

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Care Level

Low

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Temperament

Peaceful

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Water Conditions

Introducing the strikingly beautiful Lysmata debelius, commonly known as the Scarlet Skunk Cleaner Shrimp, a popular and fascinating addition to marine aquariums. Renowned for its vibrant red coloration and distinctive white stripes, this shrimp not only enhances the aesthetic appeal of your tank but also serves as a beneficial cleaner for your marine ecosystem. Let's delve into the captivating world of the Scarlet Skunk Cleaner Shrimp:

Appearance:

  • Scarlet Red Coloration: The Scarlet Skunk Cleaner Shrimp boasts a brilliant scarlet red color, making it a standout feature in any marine aquarium.
  • White Stripes: Its body is adorned with bold white stripes that add a striking contrast to its overall appearance.
  • Long Antennae: The shrimp has long, graceful antennae that it uses to sense its surroundings and locate food.

Behavior:

  • Cleaning Behavior: Lysmata debelius is renowned for its cleaning symbiotic relationship with other marine fish. It acts as a cleaner shrimp, removing parasites and dead skin from the bodies of larger fish, which benefits both the shrimp and the host fish.
  • Peaceful Nature: This shrimp is generally peaceful and can coexist with most marine fish and invertebrates without causing issues.

Tank Compatibility:

  • Reef Safe: The Scarlet Skunk Cleaner Shrimp is reef-safe and will not harm corals or other invertebrates.
  • Social: They are social creatures and can be kept in pairs or small groups.

Tank Setup:

  • Aquarium Size: A tank of at least 20 gallons (75 liters) is recommended for keeping Scarlet Skunk Cleaner Shrimp, but larger tanks provide more space for their natural behavior.
  • Hiding Spots: Provide hiding spots with live rock or reef structures, as the shrimp likes to find shelter when molting or feeling vulnerable.

Feeding Habit:

  • Omnivorous Diet: The primary diet of the Scarlet Skunk Cleaner Shrimp consists of various food particles, including algae, detritus, and small meaty foods.
  • Cleaning Services: They actively scavenge and clean the aquarium, consuming uneaten food and helping to maintain water quality.

Care:

  • Water Quality: Maintain excellent water quality through regular water changes and proper filtration to support the health of the shrimp.
  • Observation: Observe their behavior to ensure they are healthy and actively engaged in their cleaning duties.

Lysmata debelius

SGD 60.00

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Aquarium Fishes, Tanks & Supplies From Iwarna Aquarium Pasir Ris Changi

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