Add some color and excitement to your aquarium with Red Cherry Shrimp! These shrimp look great, clean your tank, and are a blast to watch! The beautiful, deep red coloration helps this little shrimp stand out sharply against any backdrop, plants, or substrate in any aquarium. Like all dwarf shrimp, they are very active and breed quickly. A colony of these shrimp works as a very effective cleaning crew for your aquarium, cleaning up algae and waste. Our red cherry shrimp ship out as breeding age young adults that are about 1/2 to 3/4 inch in length.
These are freshwater shrimp and can live in almost any freshwater aquarium. They are very popular for planted tanks and community tanks, and many people use them in large aquariums for waste management and algae control. We generally ship young adult shrimp that are already of breeding age and are the highest grade of red cherry shrimp, which means that their coloration is the most intense red you'll ever find!
All Red Cherry Shrimp are extremely adaptable creatures that can live in almost any freshwater aquarium. Some of the younger shrimp have not reached their full potential yet and will grow into a deep red color as long as they are comfortable in the tank. Lower intensity lighting and dark substrate also helps them achieve the deepest and darkest reds.
BREEDER COMBO PACK:
We also offer a "Breeder Combo Pack" for Sakura Fire Red Cherry Shrimp. This is a combo pack designed for optimal breeding results to help you quickly start a breeding colony of Sakura Fire Red Cherry Shrimp (Neocaridina davidi). It includes 10 female shrimp and 5 male shrimp, which ship out as breeding age young adults that range from 1/2 to 3/4 inch in length. To purchase this pack, select the"Breeder Combo Pack" option at the top of this page.
What We Like About This Shrimp:
- Beautiful and high-quality red coloration
- Completely peaceful with all non-aggressive tankmates
- Safe with all plants
- Excellent scavenger
RECOMMENDED TANK PARAMETERS:
Temperature: 64° - 84° F (17.8° - 28.8° C)
pH: 6.5 - 7.5
KH: 0 - 10 dKH
Minimum tank size: 2 gallons
Diet: Scavenger that feeds continually. Requires very little feeding in a well-established aquarium containing algae, biofilm, or decaying plant matter. In less mature aquariums, high quality dry foods with high plant content can be fed multiple times daily
Social behavior: Peaceful. A small group can continually replenish and grow its population
Origin: Tank-raised in and indigenous to Taiwan
Average adult size: 1 - 1.5 inches (2.5 - 3.8 cm)
Average purchase size: 1/2 - 3/4 inch (1.3 - 1.9 cm)
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