Rainbow of Colors: Colorful Shrimps
I'm noticing I'm having fun making hubs about colorful living things. And I am enjoying it. I'm learning as I research and at the same time I get to enjoy looking at the different beautiful colors of such living things I choose to hub about.
And for the next hub to add to my "rainbow of colors" hubs, I am choosing "shrimps." Such colors just lift up those stress away and just spread some inspiration. Before the images, here's some facts about shrimp.
Interesting facts about shrimps:
* Shrimps can rapidly swim backwards
* Shrimps is included in the food source of larger fishes. To add to that, it is one of peoples favorite seafood. Squids, octopus, and flamingos feed on shrimps too.
* Shrimps are shellfish, but their shells aren't as hard like other shellfish like crabs.
* Cone-shape nets are use by trawler boats to caught shrimps.
* Shrimp can be found living on ocean floors and lakes.
* Shrimp eggs are attached to the female shrimp's swimming legs.
* Shrimp have two pairs of 2 segmented sensory antennae.
Called the "mantis shrimp," because this shrimp resembles the praying mantis. The colorful mantis shrimp has variety of colors. Some are brown and some has bright neon colors.
Up for a fun fact about mantis shrimps? They can remember well about ocean floor neighbors that they frequently interact with. And, this shrimp is a solitary creature of the sea.
Also known by its name "cleaner shrimp," feeds on both animals and plants, such as snails, and algae.
An interesting fact about the cleaner shrimp? Up to 1 million eggs can be laid by the female cleaner shrimp. As pet, this shrimp is a good cleaner for your fish tank because they feed on debris and parasites that might be on your fish tank walls. They also does the same at the sea and help the fishes on grooming when they eat parasites off the fish body.
Or known as "bumble bee shrimp," has black and white bands on them. Also the bumble bee shrimps doesn't have a larval stage.
This shrimp's source of food? This shrimp will feed on soft moss, fish food, and algae.
Known as "yellow shrimp" are easy to take care of.
Female yellow shrimp are larger than the males and carries over 25 eggs. Yellow shrimps are also very prolific. They readily and virtually breed.
This shrimps source of food? Yellow shrimp are easy to feed and wouldn't make it a hard time for you. They would eat any fish foods such as fish flakes, algae wafers, shrimp pellets, and even zucchini.
Known as the "blue tiger shrimp." It has orange eyes, blue colored body and non aggressive.
When it comes to feeding time, just like the "yellow shrimp," the "blue tiger shrimp" would eat anything from algae wafers, to shrimp or fish food, and blanched spinach.
Other "rainbow of colors" hubs
- Rainbow of Colors: Colorful Birds
If you love the outdoors, seeing these birds would add sunshine to your day. Seeing this birds in their brilliant colors could lift the stress away and can even make you smile if you need some.
- Rainbow Of Colors: Some Colorful Frogs
And you think you had seen a frog? If you are like me and the only color you know is brown, you should look at this colorful frogs! It could b fun spotting any of these as you take a morning walk.
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