Shrimp (4)

Information and articles on marine shrimp including care, feeding, selection and identification.

Monday, 16 February 2015 21:32

Shrimp

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Presented by Charles & Linda RaabeMactan Island, The Philippines© 2008 All Rights Reserved   The majority of the shrimp we keep are of the decorative and cleaner types, all of which I feel can have a place within our reef tanks, besides being functional in providing fish and tank cleaning services along with pest removal, they are very interesting to watch and add a nice splash of color to the reef.      There are…
Presented by Charles & Linda RaabeMactan Island, The Philippines© 2008 All Rights ReservedAlso see:The Caridean Shrimp of the Central Visayan Islands   How does one tell the difference between the Caridean (true shrimp) and the Penaeids (prawns)?  The quickest method is to simply examine the second abdominal segment.  If segment two overlaps both segments one and three, then you have a Caridean (shrimp).  If segment two overlaps only segment three, then you have a Penaeid…
Monday, 16 February 2015 16:56

The Care and Breeding of The Harlequim Shrimp

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Presented by Charles & Linda RaabeMactan Island, The Philippines© 2011 All Right Reserved   Having fully retired to the Philippine islands in 2004, I have had the unique opportunity to further my own understanding and experience with the keeping of reef aquaria, I have also been able to observe and learn first hand of the many reef habitats and the life they contain. Such observations do come with a risk in that I am also…
Monday, 16 February 2015 16:36

The Caridean Shrimp Featured

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Presented by Charles & Linda Raabehttp://www.chucksaddiction.com/Mactan Island, The Philippines© 2009 All Rights Reserved Project Start Date : 21 July 2008Also see:Shrimp Anatomy - Illustrations and Glossary   Introduction:  The infraorder Caridea is the largest shrimp group in the world, containing almost 2,800 described species with estimates of twice that number of species yet to be discovered and described.  Although they occur in all of the world's oceans, the Caridean shrimp reach their highest level of species and generic diversification…

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