Blood Red Fire Shrimp


Size: Small
Sale price$69.99



Blood Red Fire Shrimp (Lysmata debelius) is a hardy shrimp is a standout in any *saltwater aquarium with its bold red color and contrasting white spots. Its sturdy build and long white antennae make it both tough and visually appealing. This species varies slightly in appearance based on its specific habitat, with some having more white spots than others.

The Blood Red Fire Shrimp prefers dimmer environments and thrives in tank setups with caves or overhangs. The Blood Red Fire Shrimp is a nocturnal species, more active during the evening. While it's generally peaceful towards other tank mates, it's territorial with its own kind. It's best to keep them either alone or in pairs, especially in smaller tanks, to avoid aggression.

These vibrant red shrimp are easy to care for and also play a crucial role in tank cleaning. As a natural scavenger, the Blood Red Fire Shrimp helps keep the tank clean by feeding on detritus. It's important to maintain a shrimp-safe environment, free from copper and high nitrate levels. Regular monitoring of water parameters, especially iodine levels, is essential for their health and successful molting.


If you are looking for a full cleanup crew you can shop our Saltwater Invert Packs.


*The Blood Red Fire Shrimp, and all our inverts, are for saltwater aquariums only.

All invertebrates have an arrive alive guarantee.

Due to variations within species, your item may not look identical to the image.

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