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Topic Review (Newest First)
12-30-2012 01:45 PM
aokashi the orange markings are indicative of a true ghost shrimp :3 congratulations!
12-30-2012 12:37 PM
Neatfish Must be normal because mine look the same.
12-30-2012 08:15 AM
auban looks like the palaemonetes i used to find in florida.
12-30-2012 04:18 AM
neodoxa Thanks for the replies, everyone.
12-30-2012 03:58 AM
Bruce_S Your ghost shrimp are just about exactly the same color as my ghost shrimp, if it makes you feel any better . . . I like the red touches almost as much as the green "berries"!

~Bruce
12-30-2012 12:47 AM
l8nite I kept feeding my ghost shrimp tetra goldfish flakes and they ended up rainbow-colored
12-30-2012 12:08 AM
Stinkmonky Attachment 60236
Mine had some orange spots
12-30-2012 12:03 AM
nvladik Looks similar to my red claw shrimp.
12-29-2012 11:57 PM
Sake All different kinds of species are sold as ghost shrimp, I'm not sure what kind this is, but yes it's perfectly normal. Just watch it as it grows, some of them turn out to be long armed prawns, and can be very nasty to take inhabitants.
12-29-2012 11:51 PM
neodoxa
Ghost Shrimp Turning Red?

Hello,

So I have a ghost shrimp that has been developing symmetrical red spots on the antennae, legs, and tail. Is this normal? My other ghost shrimp don't have these colored spots. It seems like he gets new red spots every day.

The same shrimp with the spots is also developing yellow bars on its back and has darker yellow/green eyes than the others which are all clear.

I tried taking some pictures of it...




Is this just normal for ghost shrimp as they age? Or?

Thanks.

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