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  • Painted prawn 

    • The Painted Prawn is covered in small longitudinal red and blue lines giving it a brownish appearane.

    • Scientific Name: Alope spinifrons 
    • Habitat: Found along the coast of New Zealand Found in amongst boulders and rockpools at low tide. 
    • Temperament: Peaceful
    • Tank Age/Maturity: 100 litres minimum at least 6 months old
    • Diet: Readily accept all foods; live and frozen pods, mysid shrimp, raw mussel, prawn
    • Special Requirements: Will be eaten by larger fish, okay with seahorse and pipefish, Usually spend the day hiding so feed just after lights out.
    • Size: 4 - 5cm
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