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Common Name: Ghost Shrimp, Glass Shrimp, and Eastern Grass Shrimp
Scientific Name: Palaemonetes Paludosus
Color: Transparent
Care Level: Easy
Temperament: Peaceful
Diet: Omnivore
Water Conditions: 65-85°F, KH 0-5, pH 6.5-8.0, gH 8-12, TDS 250-300
Max. Size: 2 inches / 5 centimeters
Origin: USA
Recommended Tank Size: 5 gallons or bigger

The Key Benefit of our Freshwater Shrimp

  • Ship in adult size, approximate 0.4 - 0.74 inch (1.0 - 1.9 cm)
  • Easy to care, unique, hardy and beautiful. 
  • Friendly shrimp, safe for plants, fish, snail, and other aquarium's inhabitants.
  • Control algae bloom. Balanced your aquarium water and create a great ecosystem environment.


Palaemonetes Paludosus are also known as Ghost shrimp, Glass shrimp, and Eastern Grass Shrimp. It is a species of freshwater shrimp from the southeastern United States. They can be found in a freshwater lake and they also can live in slightly brackish water.

Ghost Shrimp can grow up to 1 - 2 inches long and transparent in color. By manipulating the pigment granules in its body, it can produce effective camouflage against its background.

Ghost Shrimp is one of the easiest to keep freshwater dwarf shrimp and they are perfect for the beginner or first-time shrimp keepers alike.
Ghost Shrimp are scavengers and do an excellent job of cleaning the aquarium by eating rotting debris and algae.


    Copper is toxic to invertebrates such as aquatic snails, crabs, shrimps, etc. Many commercial fish foods, medications, and plant fertilizers contain copper sulfate. Please avoid any aquarium product contains copper of any form or they may cause harm or even death to your invertebrates.

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