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Cherry Shrimp

Cherry Shrimp

Regular price $3.00 USD
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Scientific Name: Neocaridina davidi

Water Parameters: Cherry Shrimp prefer water with a pH between 6.5-8.0 and a temperature range of 68-78°F (20-25°C). They can thrive in a wide range of water hardness levels, but a range of 4-8 dKH is recommended.

Description: Cherry Shrimp are small freshwater shrimp that are popular in the aquarium hobby. They are known for their bright red coloration, which makes them stand out in any tank. They are relatively easy to care for and breed, making them a great choice for beginners.

Location: Cherry Shrimp are originally from Taiwan and southern China, but they are now widely bred in captivity for the aquarium trade.

Interesting Facts:

  • Cherry Shrimp are omnivorous and will eat algae, detritus, and commercial shrimp pellets or flakes.
  • They are social creatures and do best in groups of at least five or more.
  • Cherry Shrimp are known for their ability to adapt to a wide range of water conditions, making them a hardy and resilient species.
  • They are also popular in aquascaping due to their bright color and ability to clean up debris in planted aquariums.
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