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Bamboo Shrimp, Wood Shrimp / Atyopsis

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Bamboo Shrimp

The Bamboo Shrimp or Wood Shrimp comes from South East Asia, It is a very peaceful shrimp and a filter feeder. It uses claws that resemble fans to catch particles in the water of which it feeds off. This shrimp does require hiding places and is compatible with community small fish / shrimp. We also recommend that the tank is well covered as these little guys like to go for a wander! .

4 - 6 cm in size, adults grow up to 7.5cm.


Recommended Water parameters:  Fresh Water | 19-24˚C Degrees | PH Range 7.0 - 8.0 | Ammonia 0ppm | Nitrite 0ppm | Nitrate Below 20ppm

Our Tank Water parameters: Fresh Water | 19-24˚C Degrees | PH Range 7.2 - 7.6


Tank Mate Compatibility : We would advise not keeping with large or aggressive fish, Angels, Loaches and Barbs can be aggressive towards these shrimp. 


Feeding :  We recommend feeding spirulina powder as it can be dispersed in the water column and be caught in their fans! 

Live Goods are dispatched on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays. 

Get in contact with us to chose a specific day of delivery.

Your order is heavily insulated to ensure your livestock is kept warm throughout its journey. Our boxes contain a heat pad during the winter period, its environmentally friendly and can be disposed of!

Sent on Royal Mails Tracked 24 Service with aim of next day delivery

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We also offer a garunteed by 12pm service via APC and Royal Mail

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It can be very upsetting to find that your new inhabitants have perished or are missing from their journey. In the event of this happening we will either refund you or arrange a replacement within 24 hours of reporting the issue to us. 

Don't open the bag straight away, take as many photos as possible and get in contact! We may ask you for additional photos of the perished items, so please don't throw them away. 

Any Questions don't hesitate to get in contact with us, we usually respond within 24 Hours