The pets below have been tagged and categoriezed as shrimp. Choose one from the list to learn more about the animal. Post comments, and questions on the following page. If you think a pet has been miscategorized, or if you would like to share your photos do so via the contact page. Thanks!

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Ghost Shrimp

Type: Fish
Size: .5 to 1.5
Lifespan: 1 to 1.5 years
The name "Ghost Shrimp" is very appropriate for these small invertebrates. Ghost shrimp are small, transparent shrimp that tend to walk on the bottom of th...[Read More]

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Mantis Shrimp

Type: Fish
Size: 2 to 14 in
Lifespan: 5 to 7 years
Mantis shrimp as a type of marine animal actual encompass several different species, hence the large variation in size. These are marine invertebrates that...[Read More]

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Plecostomus

Type: Fish
Size: 4 to 24
Lifespan: 5 to 15 years
Also known as a "suckermouth", plecos are algae eaters and can do a very good job of keeping a tank reasonably clean of algae. You will want to make sure y...[Read More]

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Snowflake Moray Eel

Type: Fish
Size: 5 to 36 in
Lifespan: 2 to 6 years
Usually found in the Indo-Pacific region, the Snowflake eel, also known as the Clouded Moray can also be found from Baja, California down through Mexico as...[Read More]