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Lysmata ankeri Cleaner shrimp, Peppermint shrimp

Lysmata ankeriis commonly referred to as Cleaner shrimp, Peppermint shrimp. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. A aquarium size of at least 112 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
8815 
AphiaID:
515360 
Scientific:
Lysmata ankeri 
German:
Putzergarnele 
English:
Cleaner Shrimp, Peppermint Shrimp 
Category:
Shrimps 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Lysmatidae (Family) > Lysmata (Genus) > ankeri (Species) 
Initial determination:
Rhyne & Lin, 2006 
Occurrence:
Brazil, Florida, Haiti, the Caribbean 
Sea depth:
- 15 Meter 
Size:
up to 1.97" (5 cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 80.6 °F (°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimp Nauplii, Brine Shrimps, Daphnia salina, Detritus, Fish eggs, Frozen food (small sorts), Invertebrates, Lobster eggs, Shrimps 
Tank:
24.64 gal (~ 112L) 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-03-26 20:29:16 

Captive breeding / propagation

The offspring of Lysmata ankeri are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Lysmata ankeri, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Lysmata ankeri, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.

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Rhyne & Lin, 2006

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Crustacea (Subphylum) > Multicrustacea (Superclass) > Malacostraca (Class) > Eumalacostraca (Subclass) > Eucarida (Superorder) > Decapoda (Order) > Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Caridea (Infraorder) > Alpheoidea (Superfamily) > Hippolytidae (Family) > Lysmata (Genus) > Lysmata ankeri (Species)

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