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atyopsis moluccensis
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Caresheet: Bamboo shrimp | Atyopsis Moluccensis

This filter-feeding shrimp is one of the most interesting aquarium shrimp available in the freshwater hobby, courtesy of its unusual feeding method. Unlike most other shrimp, bamboo shrimp are not bottom feeders. They use fan-like appendages to filter particles out of the water. This calls…

March 19, 2017