Peppermint Shrimp

The Peppermint Shrimp is best known for its natural ability to manage nuisance Aiptasia, or glass anemones. Peppermint Shrimp are very social and peaceful towards most reef inhabitants and picks its way around your aquarium and live rock to consume detritus, uneaten food, and decomposing organic material.

Do you have any peppermint shrimp in your reef? If so, do they help to keep problematic pest anemones under control?

[Image via Boz Johnson]




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