Harlequin Shrimp (Hymenocera picta)
|COMMON NAME:||Harlequin Shrimp|
|SCIENTIFIC NAME:||Hymenocera picta|
|SIZE AVAILABLE:||~1-1.5 inch|
|MINIMUM TANK SIZE:||30 gallons|
|AVAILABILITY:||Most always available - 99%|
- Also known as Clown Shrimp.
- While beautiful and alluring in coloration and markings, the harlequin shrimp is a carnivore.
- Aquarists choosing to purchase this animal must be aware of its food of choice, the sucker feet from live starfish.