These popular, hardy shrimp are great for people wanting to start out keeping and breeding shrimp. They are bright so look great in a planted tropical aquarium with hiding places.
Approx. size: 1-4cm
Maximum size: 4cm
Ideal number kept together: 4+
pH: 6.5 – 8.0.
Temperature: 17 – 26 °C
Ease of care
Easy, They thrive in a planted aquarium with hiding places. Do not use any treatment that contains Copper. Please always read the label.
Mainly algae & vegetation. Shrimp pellets are good for them however they shouldn't have too much protein as it causes health issues. They can also have a colour enhancer food.
Species only is best for breeding however can go with small fish such as Tetras or Rasbora.
Easy, no extra work is necessary other than good water conditions. Females are brighter and slightly larger than the males.
They can live to anything from 1 - 2 years in perfect conditions.
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