Yellow Banded Coral Shrimp (Stenopus zanzibaricus)
Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Crustacea
Range: Indo-Pacific Region
Size: 2 in. Space:: 50+ gal. Diet: Detritus, dead organisms, snails, other shrimp
Reef Safe: Yes Care Level: Moderate Temperament: Caution
Natural History: The Yellow Banded Coral Shrimp is found in rocky and coral-rich reef areas.
Husbandry: The Yellow Banded Coral Shrimp is an aggressive crustacean that will likely attack other shrimp. It is reported to eat snails in captivity and will likely decimate a harmful/beneficial bristleworm population. Lost legs from transport are reported to grow back during the next molt.
AKA: Zanzibar Banded Shrimp
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