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Vampire Shrimp (Atya gabonensis)

£8.99

Vampire ShrimpAKA as armoured shrimp or giant fan shrimp.  Vampire shrimp (Atya gabonensis) are one of the freshwater shrimp common in West Africa and is first reported in Gabon. However, despite their enormous size and formidable appearance, they are not monsters at all. On the contrary, they are very peaceful and...

Vampire Shrimp (Atya gabonensis)

Vampire Shrimp (Atya gabonensis)

Vampire Shrimp

AKA as armoured shrimp or giant fan shrimp. 

Vampire shrimp (Atya gabonensis) are one of the freshwater shrimp common in West Africa and is first reported in Gabon. However, despite their enormous size and formidable appearance, they are not monsters at all. On the contrary, they are very peaceful and incredibly shy creatures.

Minimum aquarium size 70 litre, these shrimp can reach a size of approx 6 inch and can live up to 10 years in optimal environments. 

Diet 

Detritivore/ omnivore, check our shrimp king atyopsis food 

Parameters
PH
6.0-8.0
KH 2-15
TDS 100-300 (ours is 160)
Nitrate - less than 20ppm