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Sand shrimp do not eat and live off of sand. Don't believe those who say that they do. Small grains of sand can be used to ensure the feed drops to the bottom but they are not called sand shrimp because they eat sand. They live and hunt on the bottom in sand.

Two thirds of their diet is living food such as worms, smaller shrimp (including their own young), small shellfish and anything else they can eat. The other third consists of decaying dead fish as shrimp.

In an aquarium its easy to feed them with pellets of fish food , made of compressed

fish meal mixed with some sand grains to make it sink.

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