The tiger pistol shrimp (Alpheus Bellulus) may also be called Symbiosis Shrimp and Snapping Shrimp. They are very popular to keep in marine reef tanks, as well as invert safe fish tanks. Mostly because they are very easy to care for, and will constantly move gravel making them excellent sand stirrers in the reef aquarium, as well as scavenging any uneaten food.
The tiger pistol shrimp is a small marine shrimp that has a symbiotic association with various Goby species, including the Watchman Goby, Orange Spot Gobi, and Yasa Hashe Goby. The body is tan with rust colored broken stripes running across the back and makes comes from an appendage on the pincher which moves when the pincher is opened or closed and water is ejected.