View Full Version : ID this Shrimp

11-30-2010, 02:07 AM
When I went to Big Al's I saw a very strange shrimp (not really). It looked like a very large ghost shrimp, but it was under an unusual name. They were definately not ghost shrimp. They were much, much bigger.
Do you know what they are? I forget the name. I did get 3 cardinal shrimp while I was there! The cardinals are very shy.

02-12-2011, 01:46 PM
Was it a Amano Shrimp? They look similar only the Amano shrimp have broken brown red lines down the side, and are bigger than Ghost Shrimp.

02-17-2011, 09:06 PM
Nope, not amano shrimp. They were much bigger. The ones I'm talking about are almost the size of a crayfish, but look almost exactly like ghost shrimp, but without the red bands.

02-17-2011, 09:07 PM
Bamboo Shrimp?

02-17-2011, 09:20 PM

They are called red clawed shrimp, you probably saw a female or a young male.