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Product Details


1cm - 2cm

Care Level




PH Level

6 - 8

Size : 1cm - 1.5cm 

"Enhance your aquarium with the vibrant colors of Cherry Shrimp! These eye-catching freshwater shrimp are not only visually appealing but also beneficial for maintaining a healthy ecosystem. Shop now!"

Detailed Description:

Introducing Cherry Shrimp for Your Aquarium:

Cherry Shrimp, scientifically known as Neocaridina davidi var. "Cherry," are popular freshwater shrimp due to their stunning red coloration and ease of care.
These shrimp are a favorite choice among aquarists, adding a vibrant splash of color to the tank while providing valuable cleaning and scavenging benefits.
Cherry Shrimp are small in size and can thrive in various aquarium setups, making them suitable for both beginner and experienced hobbyists.
Let's explore the world of Cherry Shrimp and discover their ideal water conditions, compatible tank mates, feeding habits, and essential care guidelines.

 Ideal Water Conditions:

 ✦Temperature: Maintain the water temperature between 65°F and 80°F (18°C - 27°C) for optimal health and activity.
 ✦pH Level: Keep the pH level slightly acidic to slightly alkaline, ideally between 6.5 and 8.0, to replicate their natural habitat.
 ✦Water Hardness: Soft to moderately hard water (3- 10 dGH) is suitable for Cherry Shrimp.
 ✦Ensure proper filtration and perform regular water changes to maintain excellent water quality.

  Tank Mates:

 ✦Cherry Shrimp are peaceful and can be kept in a community tank with other non-aggressive fish and invertebrates.
✦Avoid housing them with larger or aggressive fish that may prey upon or harm the shrimp.
 ✦Suitable tank mates include small, peaceful fish like rasboras, tetras, guppies, or dwarf cichlids.
 ✦Other peaceful invertebrates such as snails or small species of freshwater shrimp can also coexist with Cherry Shrimp.

 Feeding Habits:

 ✦Cherry Shrimp are omnivorous scavengers and are beneficial for maintaining a clean aquarium.
✦They primarily feed on algae, biofilm, and other organic matter present in the tank.
 ✦Supplement their diet with high-quality shrimp-specific pellets or flakes.
 ✦Offer them occasional treats of blanched vegetables such as spinach, zucchini, or kale.
✦Providing a balanced diet ensures their overall health and color vibrancy.

 Care Requirements:

 ✦Provide a well-established aquarium with ample hiding spots, such as live plants, moss, or driftwood, where Cherry Shrimp can seek shelter and forage.
 ✦Maintain excellent water quality through regular water changes (approximately 10-20% every 1-2 weeks) and efficient filtration.
 ✦Test the water parameters regularly to ensure they remain within the suitable range for Cherry Shrimp.
 ✦Avoid sudden changes in water parameters, as these can cause stress and negatively impact their health.
 ✦Monitor their behavior for signs of stress or disease, and promptly address any issues that arise.
 ✦Avoid the use of copper-based medications, as shrimp are highly sensitive to copper.
✦Handle them with care during maintenance, as they can be delicate and have sensitive appendages.

In conclusion, Cherry Shrimp are a captivating addition to any aquarium. Their vibrant red coloration adds a burst of beauty and visual interest, while their scavenging and cleaning habits contribute to a healthy and balanced ecosystem. By providing the ideal water conditions, selecting compatible tank mates, offering a balanced diet, and maintaining a clean and stimulating environment, you can ensure the health, vibrancy, and active behavior of your Cherry Shrimp. Don't miss the opportunity to add these stunning creatures to your collection - order your Cherry Shrimp today and transform your aquarium into a colorful underwater paradise!

Cherry Shrimp ( OO-1980 )

SGD 2.50

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Cherry Shrimp ( OO-1980 )


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