The Marine Compatibility Guide

    Ancylomenes venustus

    Ancylomenes venustus is an invertebrate from the genus Ancylomenes which is part of the Palaemonidae family. It is commonly known as the Venus Anemone Shrimp.     [suggest an edit]

    • Ancylomenes venustus

    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 Ancylomenes venustus

    Ancylomenes venustus is also known as the following...

    Venus Anemone Shrimp

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    21 Jul '19, 08:12Jbecky

    This isn’t the Venus Anemone Shrimp. It’s the Donald Duck Shrimp or something closely related to it. The Venus is very similar to its congeneric, the Magnificent Anemone Shrimp, but with blue spotted legs instead of white ones.


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