Bruun's Cleaner Shrimp (Urocaridella antonbruunii)

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Max Size: 1.5 inches
Diet: Carnivore
Temperament: Peaceful
Reef Compatible: Yes
Minimum Tank Size: 30 gallons

General info about Anton Bruuns Cleaner Shrimp: The Anton Bruuns Cleaner Shrimp is a fantastic addition to your aquarium's clean-up crew. Not only do they clean fish, but they also serve as excellent scavengers, tidying up leftover food and more. This peaceful shrimp can be kept in multiples, making them a suitable choice for beginner aquarists due to their moderately easy care requirements. This species was first named by A. J. Bruce in 1967 and is also known by various other names such as Crustaceans, Cleaner & Rock Shrimps, Bruun's Cleaner Shrimp, Bruun's Cleaning Partner Shrimp, Cleaning Partner Shrimp, Clear Cleaner Shrimp, Floating Shrimp, Red Arrow Cleaning Shrimp, Rock Shrimp, Cleaning Rock Pool Shrimp, Rock Cleaner Shrimp, Spotted Cleaner Shrimp, and Jelly Cleaner Shrimp.

The Anton Bruuns Cleaner Shrimp has a transparent body with a dense red and white pattern, and its length reaches around 1.5 inches. Carid shrimps are found worldwide in various habitats, from seawater to freshwater, and they can be spotted throughout the reef. They are generally respected by other creatures and often share burrows and holes, functioning as diligent housekeepers. Attracting customers with their waving antennae, they provide cleaning services to creatures by tidying up their mouths, gills, and more. A minimum tank size of 30 gallons is recommended for their well-being, and they generally display peaceful behavior towards other tank inhabitants.

Anton Bruuns Cleaner Shrimp Diet & Nutrition: These shrimps are carnivores and primarily feed on parasites, algae, and plankton. They play a vital role in maintaining a clean and healthy aquarium environment by keeping unwanted pests and debris under control.