Pictures of fish and fish in store may vary, these are just examples/fully grown fish
Bamboo Shrimp are more common now than before in the freshwater aquariums industry, especially now that keeping invertebrates has become popular.
Like most shrimp species, Bamboo Shrimp are peaceful and inoffensive tank mates, ideal for a peaceful community.
They generally keep to themselves, continuing a never-ending search for food. You will notice them traversing the various surfaces in your aquarium to find a spot where they can filter food from the water.
When searching for this species, you might see them labeled under a few different names. These include Asian Filter Feeding Shrimp, Fan Shrimp, Flower Shrimp, Singapore Flower Shrimp, Singapore Shrimp, Singapore Wood Shrimp, and Wood Shrimp.
Name: Bamboo Shrimp / Rock Shrimp
Science Name: Atyopsis moluccensis
Max Size: 2-3.5″
pH: 6.5 – 7.5
Temperature: 68-77F° (20-25°C) | Ideally around 72F° (22°C)
Care Level: Easy
Life Expectancy: 2-3 Years
Minimum Tank Size Recommended: 15 Gallons
Groups: Recommended in groups 6+ | thrive in groups 12+