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    vampire shrimp atya gabonensis

    Vampire Fan Shrimp


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    Product Description

    Common Name: African Giant Fan Shrimp, Vampire Fan shrimp,
    Scientific name: Atya Gabonesis
    Wild Origin: Africa and South America
    Maximum Size: 3-5”

    Vampire Fan Shrimp Care:
    Tank Parameters Required:
    pH – 6.5 to 7.8
    gH – 6 to 15
    kH – 1-2
    TDS – 100-350
    Temperature – 22 to 28°C or 71.6 to 82.4 °F

    Temperament: Omnivore/Non aggressive
    Breeding: Hard
    Difficulty: Easy – Moderate

    Interesting Notes:

    These shrimp use their “Fans” which are essentially their hands to filter micro particles |(algae, cyclops, etc.)  in the water to eat.

    This type of fan shrimp actively fan for food, compared to others which sit there and wait for things to pass by.

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