Saron Shirmp


Scientific name - Saron marmoratus

Family – Hippolytidae

Common name – Saron, Common Marble Shrimp

Range - Hawaii, Indonesia

Max Size – 2 in (6 cm)

Care Level – Easy

Temperament – Peaceful

Foods and feeding – This shrimp will scavenge food from the aquarium, but will appreciate small treats of meaty bits.

Supplements - Calcium, Magnesium, Iodine, Trace Elements

Aquarium suitability -

Reef compatibility – No

Captive care – This shrimp is a marbled color during the day, but will change to red during the night. It is primarily nocturnal but may come out during the day as it becomes comfortable during the day. Like all invertebrates, they are extremely sensitive to nitrates and copper, and should only be kept in aquariums with pristine water conditions.


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