Scientific name: Neocaridina heteropoda var. ‘blue’
Common name: Blue Cherry Shrimp
Difficulty level: Easy
Blue Cherry Shrimp Requirements:
As with all shrimp, a large aquarium is not needed to keep Blue Cherries and a setup of at least 10L should be more than enough to sustain a colony. All shrimp will feel safest (and thus display bright coloration and behave naturally) when plenty of hiding places are present in their aquarium. This can be anything from live plants to special shrimp tubes.
Blue Cherry Shrimp Water Quality:
Blue Cherry shrimp, are not too demanding when it comes to water quality and will do well in a wide range of water parameters.
Temperature: 18-29.5 °C
TDS (Total Dissolved Solids): 150-250
Blue Cherry Shrimp Tank Mates:
Blue Cherry shrimp, like other shrimp, are very peaceful and vulnerable. They will never harm any tank mates.
Suitable tank mates – Micro Rasbora, Celestial Pearl Danios, Emerald Dwarf Rasbora, Endler Guppy, Pygmy Cory Catfish, Oto Catfish, Ember Tetra,
Blue Cherry Shrimp Diet:
The diet consists mostly of algae and organic material, but their diet will usually have to be supplemented. A high-quality shrimp food can be used as a staple. They will also accept blanched vegetables, frozen foods and all kinds of sinking fish foods.
Shipping Countries: South Africa
Shipping States: Free State (South Africa), North West (South Africa), Eastern Cape (South Africa), Northern Cape (South Africa), Mpumalanga (South Africa), Limpopo (South Africa), Gauteng (South Africa), KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa), Western Cape (South Africa)
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