Banded Coral Shrimp
Latin Name: Stenopus hispidus
Common Name: BC Shrimp, Coral Banded Shrimp
Full Size: 4"
Reef Safe: Yes
Minimum Tank Size: 30 gallon
Foods: Primarily Meaty Foods
This shrimp species is most notable for its large pronounced arms and wide stance. They are semi-aggressive and caution should be taken when mixing with other shrimp or small fish. They are reef safe and have been know to eat certain pests such as bristle worms.
Maintaining optimal calcium and trace elements levels are crucial for growth and longevity. A drip method acclimation is strongly recommended for this sensitive animal.