Saltwater Amphipods

Small "C" shaped shrimp that like to dart in and out of substrate. They are an excellent addition to any aquarium as they feed on detritus and help to balance the aquarium. Culture in a tub with light aeriation and give them plenty of places to hide. Feed once a day. Seahorses love these as well as other finicky eaters. These come in groups of 30 and groups of 100.

Amphipods will eat off the plants, live in the rocks, and provide food for hungry fish! These critters get up to a half an inch and look like little C's. But they straighten out when they swim, cling to rocks and hide when threatened, and will keep the tank "gardened"! They will not hurt corals!

The female carries the eggs in pouches on her sides, and these will hatch when she molts. The little amphipod babies are about a thirty-secondth of an inch long, but they grow fairly fast. Within two weeks they are up to a quarter inch, and a month or so and they will be close to full sized! Temperatures can range from the low 30's to the high 80's F, but best temps seem to be in the 60 - 80 range. They acclimate to a wide pH range too, from 6.4 to 8.8.


$16.25 30ct SWAMPH30
$59.95 100ct SWAMPH100
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