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need help making sure these are ghost shrimp

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I hate to disagree with you, but Amano Shrimp aren’t yellow:
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As you can see, they are clear. I do agree however that they have spots. So the OP’s shrimp can’t be Amono shrimp. Then again, I never said that they were Amono Shrimp.

(Picture:https://www.azgardens.com/product/freshwater-amano-shrimp-caridina-japonica-for-sale/)
Depends on the lighting, thats why i said a pale yellow brown. Its not a distinct yellow like a bee shrimp more like a pale yellow the old water in a tank is. Having said that i said it wasnt an amano shrimp. You said it was an algae shrimp. One of the common names for Amanos are Algae shrimp because of the copious amounts of algae they eat.
Where as ghost shrimp dont eat much algae as they are more scavengers.
Sorry for the confusion in my post i think were both talking about the same thing.
Either way the OPs shrimp is a ghost shrimp. Ive kept both Amano shrimp and Ghost Shrimp though never had eitherbeven bigger amanos attack a live fish
 
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Depends on the lighting, thats why i said a pale yellow brown. Its not a distinct yellow like a bee shrimp more like a pale yellow the old water in a tank is. Having said that i said it wasnt an amano shrimp. You said it was an algae shrimp. One of the common names for Amanos are Algae shrimp because of the copious amounts of algae they eat.
Where as ghost shrimp dont eat much algae as they are more scavengers.
Sorry for the confusion in my post i think were both talking about the same thing.
Either way the OPs shrimp is a ghost shrimp. Ive kept both Amano shrimp and Ghost Shrimp though never had eitherbeven bigger amanos attack a live fish.
Yes, my bad, just a little misunderstanding. We where talking about the same thing. :)
 

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