Common Name(s)
Whisker shrimp
Scientific Name
Macrobrachium sp.
Family
Palaemonidae
Origin
India
Temperament
Aggressive
Maximum Size
2 inches
Minimum Tank Size
5 gallons
Tank Setup
Hard to find in a heavily planted tank, but they do well in most conditions
Tank Region
Bottom
Diet
They will take pellets, flakes, wafers, etc.
Breeding
3 weeks to hatch, the young hatch out ready to eat what the adults do.
Compatibility
Best kept on their own, or with snails. They are known to kill other types of shrimp and fish.
Ease of Keeping
Easy
Care
pH: Doesn't matter; Temperature: 72-82 Fahrenheit
Dakuma.jpg

By ふうけ - ふうけ's file, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=224332

Indian whisker shrimp:
IndianWhiskerShrimp_MacrobrachiumLamarrei.jpg

By Ltshears - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=17341011
Macrobrachium_nipponense_by_OpenCage.jpg

CC BY-SA 2.5, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=16852541

Here's the best picture I could find of one that are commonly sold: https://d11kavc4axrfgm.cloudfront.net/pet_care/wp-content/uploads/1970/01/04153743/indian-whisker-shrimp.jpg

They are often mislabeled as ghost shrimp, which is bad because whiskers are aggressive.