Saron Shirmp

Species information for the Saron Shirmp, in the Shrimp category.

  1. 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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    Last edited: Jul 15, 2012
    little_fish, Jan 17, 2011
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