• Atyoida pilipes (Sulawesi Fan Shrimp)

    English name: Green Lace Shrimp, Sulawesi Fan Shrimp
    Scientific name: Atyoida pilipes
    Origin: Indonesia, New Guinea, Philippines
    Size male/female: 5-6 cm or 2-2.4 inch
    Water temperature: 22-28 C or 72-80 F
    Water Parameters: pH 6.5-8.0
    Reproduction: in brackish water
    Behavior: Peaceful shrimp, with it's fan-shaped arms this shrimps catches small food from drift.
    Difficulty: easy - medium
    Description: Colouration varies from transparent to slightly brown and blue, short rostrum and little fans.
    They look quite similar to C. multidentata (Amano shrimps).
    My experience on this species: They like a strong current; preferred kept in smaller groups (> 4 shrimps)
    Remarks: Food should be very fine.