Peppermint Shrimp

SKU: INV-PMINT

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Sale price$8.99

Description

*Please be advised that Peppermint Shrimp are a seasonal product and may not be available during the warmer summer months*

The Peppermint Shrimp, a vibrant member of the *saltwater aquarium community. Their striking appearance, characterized by a translucent body with bold red stripes, adds a splash of color and activity to any tank. Known for their peaceful nature, Peppermint Shrimps are sociable creatures that harmoniously coexist with a variety of reef inhabitants. 

The Peppermint Shrimp is highly valued for its natural propensity to control Aiptasia, a common nuisance in reef tanks. Results will vary as some Peppermint Shrimp really get a taste for Aiptasia while others never really get too interested. The Peppermint Shrimp is a reliable ally in maintaining a healthy aquarium environment by also consuming detritus, uneaten food, and decaying organic matter. 

In their natural habitat, Peppermint Shrimp tend to reside in the hidden nooks of reef crevices and within sponges, making them well-suited for aquariums enriched with live rock and ample hiding spaces. Despite their scavenging tendencies, these shrimp require a balanced diet that includes prepared aquarium foods and occasional fresh fish to ensure their health and vitality. 

The Peppermint Shrimp plays a vital role in maintaining the ecological balance of your tank, making them a cherished addition to any saltwater aquarium.

 

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


*The Peppermint 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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