Lysmata ankeriis commonly referred to as Cleaner Shrimp, Anker's Peppermint Shrimp. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. A aquarium size of at least 112 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
The offspring of Lysmata ankeri are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Lysmata ankeri, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Lysmata ankeri, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.