Alpheus lottiniis commonly referred to as Coral snapping 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 100 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Alpheus lottini is an Indo-West Pacific and eastern Pacific snapping shrimp that belongs to the Sulcatus species group within the genus Synalpheus (Kim and Abele 1988). This species is an obligate symbiont of coral, and lives in pairs in the branches of pocilloporid corals,