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The Cherry Shrimp (Neocaridina heteropoda), also known as Red Cherry Shrimp or RCS, is a dwarf freshwater shrimp native to Taiwan. It belongs to the Atyidae family of invertebrates, of which there are more than 20 other varieties of Shrimp. It is a freshwater Shrimp that is incredibly peaceful and renowned for its algae eating capabilities.
Suitable for both beginners and experienced aquarists, it is one of the hardiest and easy to keep Shrimp available. They will add color into any tank which they are placed in and are very undemanding requiring very little upkeep.
Interestingly in the wild they come in a variety of colours, however in the aquarium trade you will generally only find them in red. This invertebrate is very hardy and will survive in nearly all freshwater aquarium setups. It will thrive in heavily planted setups with lots of shelter and hiding spots.
You should expect your Cherry Shrimp to live between one to two years.
- 1 x Cherry Shrimp
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