Green Pistol Shrimp (Alpheus euphrosyne)
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Green Pistol Shrimp (Alpheus euphrosyne)
Green Pistol Shrimp (Alpheus euphrosyne)

Green Pistol Shrimp (Alpheus euphrosyne)

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Pistol shrimp are harmless to other tank mates but will defend their territory by quickly opening and closing their specifically adapted claw to make a popping noise. A reef safe shrimp that will symbiotically pair with many gobies and jaw fish for protection and house sharing.
COMMON NAME: Green Pistol Shrimp
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Alpheus euphrosyne
FOOD/DIET: Omnivore
CARE LEVEL: Moderately Easy
AVAILABILITY: Most always available - 99%

  • Peaceful shrimp which uses its front appendage to make a snapping noise which scares away potential danger.Here are some gobies that will pair up with genus Alpheus pistol shrimp.
  • Yasha Goby
  • Diamond Watchman Goby
  • Yellow Watchman Goby
  • Orange Spotted Goby
  • Pink Spotted Watchman Goby
  • Randall's Shrimp Goby
  • Tiger Watchman Goby
  • Wheeler's Watchman Goby
  • Pinkbar Goby
Customer Reviews
Brenda of Selbyville, Delaware
Pistol shrimp
It arrived in great shape and is doing well in my tank! I can't wait to catch my yellow goby and the pistol shrimp together!
Joanne of Richmond VA
Green Pistol Shrimp
This little guy was very active and vigorous when he arrived. The shrimp settled in very quickly and is doing a great job keeping the substrate turned over with his burrowing activity.
Sally of Oklahoma City, Ok
Green Pistol Shrimp
So surprised by his size, 2-21/2 inches long! He has been busy the moment he entered our tank. Purchased a yellow Watchman Goby at the same time and the two found each other quickly.
Agnes/Nate of South Carolina
Prettier than this picture shows.
While not as striking as the Randall's shrimp. This one is pretty in its own right. Has a lot of personality. My Nassarius snails keep going in his lair to clean and he throws them out. Same with any cope pods that happen into his lair. Lively as soon as we let him out of the bag.