The Black Shrimp (Neocaridina heteropoda), 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. 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 Black Shrimp to live between one to two years.

  • 1 x Black Shrimp
  • Common names:Black shrimp
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Origin: Taiwan
  • pH: 6.2-8.0
  • Temperature: 18-29 °C
  • GH: 4-8
  • KH: 3-15
SKU LF-blackshrimp_
Barcode # 880532441256
Shipping Weight 1.0000kg
Shipping Width 0.100m
Shipping Height 0.100m
Shipping Length 0.100m
Shipping Cubic 0.001000000m3



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