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Can someone identify these?

I was hoping to find Amano shrimp to put in my aquarium but I think I got mainly freshwater prawns or something can somebody shed some light on what I've got?

These are the one species

Long claws with orange and big eyes


These are the other type

Blueish tinge with smaller eyes I got 4 of these.


Also what type of tank mates would be suitable?

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The first two are quite obviously Macrobrachium (I call them macros for short). You can tell this by the elongated claws. Can't tell the exact species because that's really only possible by examining the macro under a microscope. 

The final pic is likely Paratya australiensis. these are commonly found alongside Macros. I have written an article on this species and how to identify it here:


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