What is a shrimp's diet?

Answer Young shrimp primarily eat a small variety of plants and animals called plankton, though when they grow larger, they also eat other shellfish, small worms and dead crab or fish. They are vital to t... Read More »

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What are the differences between an adequate diet balanced diet moderate diet and varied diet?

An adequate diet contains all nutrients necessary for long-term survival. It may not necessarily be optimal or have any variety. A balanced diet refers to a diet that does not have too much of jus... Read More »

What do cleaner shrimps eat?

The most commonly kept cleaner shrimp by aquarists, the skunk or scarlet cleaner shrimp (Lysmata amboinensis), eats by cleaning other fish. They thoroughly inspect fish for parasites and dead skin ... Read More »

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Do shrimps have tongues?

Shrimp do not have tongues in the general sense of the word. When they are young, shrimp strain their food (plankton). When they are older they eat nearly anything they can find that is digestible.... Read More »