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Old 10/27/2017, 07:47 PM   #1
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Where to buy a harlequin shrimp

I canít find a local source for harlequin shrimp in Michigan. Any recommendations for an online vendor?


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Old 10/28/2017, 06:54 AM   #2
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Live aquaria is a good choice. I got my pair from them. Vivid Aquariums is another that might have them.


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Old 10/29/2017, 09:08 PM   #3
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Aquatictec reproduces ... donít know if they ship ...


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Old 01/20/2018, 01:17 PM   #4
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Harlequin Shrimp

We have both captive raised Hymenocera elegans and the Hawaiian Harlequin shrimp Hymenocera picta for sale. The elegans are rather large and sexually mature. They retail for $40.00 each. The Hawaiians are pretty small about the size of a pencil eraser and retail for $100.00 each. Both are available for in store pick up. We can ship but not when it is too cold or too hot.

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Old 01/21/2018, 02:37 PM   #5
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Nice to see these are being captive raised. Can the Hawaiian harlequins be sexed yet, or are they too small?

I am guessing it is too cold to ship now?

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Old 01/26/2018, 07:54 AM   #6
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We have both captive raised Hymenocera elegans and the Hawaiian Harlequin shrimp Hymenocera picta for sale. The elegans are rather large and sexually mature. They retail for $40.00 each. The Hawaiians are pretty small about the size of a pencil eraser and retail for $100.00 each. Both are available for in store pick up. We can ship but not when it is too cold or too hot.

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How often do you stock the Hawaiians? In the process of getting stuff to set up an upgrade and always wanted a set of the Hawaiians. Would be willing to make the drive for them.


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Old 02/06/2018, 08:24 PM   #7
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I bought my pair from reef wise. One of n favorite annals. I just wish someone would develop a frozen food for them. I hate spending $10 bucks on a starfish for them every two weeks.


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Old 02/07/2018, 06:34 AM   #8
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Waswondering how long a starfish lasts


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Old 02/07/2018, 08:27 AM   #9
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It is very dependent on the size and health of the starfish. In general I think people wait too long between feedings. I average 2.5 weeks between feeding for my pair. I have had them for well over a year and have kept other pairs long term in the past.


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Old 02/07/2018, 03:16 PM   #10
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What’s left of starfish when you pull it out?


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Old 02/07/2018, 03:43 PM   #11
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Nothing, just some small white round bones.


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Old 02/12/2018, 09:37 PM   #12
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I thought I heard you could cut off the starfish legs and feed those and they'll grow back?


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Old 03/08/2018, 05:48 PM   #13
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I only buy the Harli's every few years to take out the pesty asternia starfish...after that I trade them away....not a great inhabitant for longterm success IMO


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Old 03/09/2018, 02:57 PM   #14
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Unfortunately I just lost my little guy. He crawled into my MP10. Did a great job on the little white stars though.


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Old 03/19/2018, 12:00 PM   #15
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Try Bluefish Aquarium (616) 667-2583. They had one the last time I was in there. It was beautiful! They are in Grandville (just outside of Grand Rapids if you aren't familiar with West Michigan), so around a 3 hour drive.


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