Snow Amano Shrimp (Caridina multidentata " Snow") - Tank Bred
Snow Amano Shrimp (Caridina multidentata) - Elegant Aquatic Companions for Your Aquarium
Add a touch of refinement to your freshwater aquarium with our Snow Amano Shrimp (Caridina multidentata). Renowned for their pristine white coloration and engaging behavior, these shrimp are a captivating addition for both novice and seasoned aquarists. Notably, initially recognized as Caridina japonica, Caridina multidentata underwent a name change in 2006 following a comprehensive study. Contrary to the common belief that Amano shrimp can subsist solely on aquarium algae, this assumption is inaccurate. Our Snow Amano shrimp are specifically bred to showcase this striking coloration, ensuring a unique and visually stunning addition to your aquatic environment.
What We Like About The Snow Amano:
Snow White Beauty: Witness your aquarium transform into a winter wonderland with the stunning transparent-white coloration of the Snow Amano Shrimp. These shrimp bring a unique and refreshing aesthetic to any aquatic setup.
Effective Algae Control: Embrace the natural cleaning prowess of Snow Amano Shrimp, equipped with a voracious appetite for algae. They play a crucial role in maintaining a crystal-clear tank, promoting a healthier aquatic environment.
Adaptable and Hardy: Snow Amano Shrimp showcase resilience and adaptability, thriving in a range of water parameters. Whether you have a planted tank or a community aquarium, these shrimp prove to be an excellent and versatile choice.
Peaceful Tankmates: Known for their peaceful nature, Snow Amano Shrimp coexist harmoniously with various fish and tank inhabitants. Observe their charming behavior as they explore and interact in their watery habitat.
Low Maintenance Elegance: Enjoy the beauty with ease. Snow Amano Shrimp are hassle-free additions to your aquarium. Efficient scavengers, they contribute to tank cleanliness with minimal intervention required.
Freshwater Shrimp 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.
- Aquatic Arts Snowflake Premium Shrimp Food & Aquatic Arts Pollen Granules Premium Shrimp Food are excellent supplements to the diet of any shrimp. Give them a try and your shrimp will thank you for the tasty treat!
- Natural Botanicals are a great way to boost the immune system of your shrimp and they will also provide lots of essential biofilm for the shrimp to graze on.
Recommended Tank Parameters:
- Minimum Tank Size: 2 gallons, recommended 10 gallon minimum for a colony
- Temperature: 64° - 80° F (17.8° - 26.6° C), the middle of this range is ideal
- pH: 6.5 - 7.9
- dGH: 6 - 15
- dKH: 1 - 7
- TDS: 100 - 400
Amano Shrimp Care Guidelines:
- Average Purchase Size for Regular: 1/4 - 1 inch (.6 - 2.5 cm)
- Average Purchase Size for Large: 1 - 2 inches (3.8 - 5 cm)
- Average Adult Size: 1 - 2+ inches (2.5 - 5+ cm)
- Social Behavior: Peaceful
- Origin: Japan, Taiwan, Ryuku Islands, Fiji
Note: Please acclimate your new Snow Amano Shrimp carefully to ensure a smooth transition into their new environment.
Enhance the beauty of your aquarium with these stunning Snow Amano Shrimp – order now and bring a touch of winter to your underwater world!