Shrimp Crabs and Crayfish - Home. Ghost Shrimp

These small shrimp are commonly used as live food, but are also available as a community fish. Often sold as river shrimp they are harmless omnivorous scavengers, suitable for any aquarium. They should have a lot of plant cover and will eat some algae. As they are simply seen as food to some larger fish, as always care should be taken when choosing tank mates. They should be fed algae wafers and shrimp pellets supplemented with some (organic) vegetables and commercial frozen foods like artemia.

Natantia reproduce using the Primitive method of
Breeding
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Click to Enlarge Blue Banded Ghost Shrimp Photo: © Deepak
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Natantia gen sp.
Blue Banded Ghost Shrimp
?
4cm
22-25C

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Click to Enlarge Florida Ghost Shrimp Photo: F. Teigler/Archiv ACS © AQUALOG
 

S 61900-4
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Natantia gen sp.
Florida Ghost Shrimp
Florida
6cm
22-25C

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Click to Enlarge Guinea Floating Shrimp Photo: U. Werner © AQUALOG
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Natantia gen sp.
Guinea Floating Shrimp
Guinea
3 cm
22-25C

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Click to Enlarge Glass Shrimp Photo: U. Werner © AQUALOG
 

S 53476-4
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Natantia gen sp.
Glass Shrimp
America
4cm
22-25C

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Click to Enlarge Ivory Shrimp Photo: © Deepak
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Natantia gen sp.
Ivory Shrimp
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5cm
22-25C

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Click to Enlarge Palenque Ghost Shrimp Photo: U. Werner © AQUALOG
 

S 53475-3
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Natantia gen sp.
Palenque Floating Shrimp
Mexico
3cm
22-25C

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Click to Enlarge Paraguay Ghost Shrimp Photo: F. Teigler/Archiv ACS © AQUALOG
 

S 49235-4
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Natantia gen sp.
Paraguay Ghost Shrimp
Paraguay
4cm
22-25C

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