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The Peppermint Shrimp is best known for its capability to clear out the pest anemone Aiptasia or ?glass" anemone. It is therefore helps in cleaning out the aquarium from unnecessary pests, and also known as Veined Shrimp and Caribbean Cleaner Shrimp. It attributes a beautiful sleek body, and with its unconventional and vivid body shape, it makes the aquarium captivating to the viewers with its presence in it. The body of the Peppermint shrimp is usually a light pink to red in color, and has darker small red stripes along its body. It is mainly found in tropical western Atlantic, and is considered completely reef safe. The Peppermint shrimp are mostly nocturnal and reclusive in nature, which makes it very safe to keep in your aquarium as it won?t bother the other tank inhabitants. They are very social and peaceful towards most reef inhabitants. It belongs to the class Crustacea and order Decapoda, which is characterized by two pair of antennae, three body parts, and five pairs of legs. The Peppermint Shrimp features long stiff antennae through which it basically feeds, and catches and tears apart with their pincers. It has extended eyes, and highly developed abdomens which allows for quick movement. The Peppermint Shrimp sheds its exoskeleton which allows them to remove their restricting shell and begin a fresh new shell, and this process is known as ??molting??. It has four molts as a male before changing sexes to become a euhermaphrodite, as these tiny organisms are hermaphrodite. The Peppermint Shrimp are very vulnerable during molting and needs iodine supplement periodically which help them shed their exoskeleton. Thus, the little Peppermint Shrimp is amused to watch and has all the attributes which will make your aquarium endearing to watch.
|Great addition to clean up crew! They really chase down stray food particles that would otherwise spoil.|
|Reviewed by: Cesar Gutierrez from on July 18, 2014, midnight|
|Awesome deal. 5 stars. I'd purchase this item again.|
|Reviewed by: Shawn Beasley from on July 21, 2014, midnight|