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Harlequin Shrimp (Pair)*

Species Availability:   No stock
Resides : Substrate around rocks
Consumes : Live starfish.
Max Size : 2" or 50mm
Origin : East Africa, Hawaii when open
Availability: Weekly
Warnings : This pair would not be compatible with another Harlequin shrimp.

Arguably the best looking shrimp in the ocean, the Harlequin shrimp (Hymenocera picta) feed only on live starfish. They are used sometimes to prey on Asterina stars in systems where their abundance has become a nuisance. They should kept in aquariums larger than 40 gallons if starfish other than Asterina starfish are going to make up its diet. The shrimp grow to almost 2 inches in length, they are shipped between 1-2". Two harlequin shrimp cannot be kept together in the same aquarium unless they are a mated pair. This listing is for a mated pair, they will remain mated for life. 

This species requires UPS Next Day Air or Express Mail and does not qualify for free shipping.

This species is compatible with:

Anemone Shrimp (Any)
Bongo Shrimp
Bumble Bee Shrimp
Coral Banded Shrimp (Any)
Crown Shrimp
Fire Shrimp
Harlequin Shrimp
Peppermint Shrimp
Pistol Shrimp
Randall's Pistol Shrimp
Saron Shrimp
Scarlet Cleaner Shrimp
Sexy Shrimp
Spotted Anemone Shrimp
Mated Pair

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