Within the reefkeeping hobby, at some point in time an aiptasia will appear... then another, and another, if left unchecked. One of the most natural ways we have found to combat this nuisance is Peppermint Shrimp.These shrimp are not only known to consume nuisance aiptasia anemones, but scavenge waste like uneaten food or dead organic matter in hard to reach areas. They are relatively hardy and are reef-safe.
Peppermint Shrimp Specifications:
|Purchase Size:||0.5 - 1" in length|
|Water Parameters:||72-78° F, dKH 8-12,
pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.023-1.025
|Color:||Pink/off-white with red striations|
100% Alive-On-Arrival (AOA) Guarantee for Captive-Bred Peppermint Shrimp
|AlgaeBarn guarantees that every peppermint shrimp we sell will be Alive-On-Arrival and in good health. Should they arrive in any other state, AlgaeBarn will either replace them free of charge (including shipping), or, if the total livestock loss is less than $40, they will issue store credit. For more information, please visit their 100% Alive On Arrival Guarantee page.|
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