The Marine Compatibility Guide

    Lysmata amboinensis

    Lysmata amboinensis is an invertebrate from the genus Lysmata which is part of the Hippolytidae family. It is commonly known as the Scarlet Skunk Cleaner Shrimp.     [suggest an edit]

    • Lysmata amboinensis

    72.0 - 78.0 F22.2 - 25.6 CTemperature:

    dKN 8.00 - 12.00Alkalinity:

    8.10 - 8.40pH Range:

    sg 1.023 - 1.025Specific Gravity:

    EasyCare Level:


    n/an/aMinimum Tank Size:

    YesReef Compatible:


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    Common names for Lysmata amboinensis

    Lysmata amboinensis is also known as the following...

    Scarlet Skunk Cleaner Shrimp

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    2 Mar '14, 11:01LauraDo

    These guys are amazing, they are so active and friendly.

    They come straight to my hand when I put it in the tank, doesn't matter if it's feeding time or not.

    What other inverts do people have with these?

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