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Product Details


1cm - 2cm

Care Level




PH Level

6.8 - 7.5

"Transform your aquarium with the exquisite Golden Back Shrimp (Neocaridina davidi sp.). Buy now for a captivating and elegant display!"

Detailed Description:

The Golden Back Shrimp (Neocaridina davidi sp.) is a stunning freshwater shrimp species that adds elegance and charm to any aquarium. Known for its golden-yellow coloration and intricate patterns, these shrimp are a captivating sight to behold. Here's a comprehensive guide to caring for the Golden Back Shrimp:


  • Golden Back Shrimp exhibit a striking golden-yellow coloration with intricate patterns on their carapace and back.
  • Their bodies are relatively small and streamlined, showcasing their vibrant colors prominently.
  • Adult Golden Back Shrimp typically reach a size of around 1.5 inches (3.8 cm), making them suitable for a variety of tank sizes.

Water Conditions:

  • Maintain a water temperature between 70°F and 78°F (21°C and 26°C) to ensure optimal health and activity.
  • The pH level should be slightly acidic to slightly alkaline, ranging from 6.5 to 7.5.
  • Provide a well-filtered aquarium with a capacity of at least 5 gallons to accommodate a colony of Golden Back Shrimp.
  • Regular water changes and monitoring of water parameters are crucial for their well-being.

Tank Setup:

  • Use a fine-grained substrate like sand or small gravel, which allows the shrimp to forage without causing harm to their delicate appendages.
  • Incorporate live plants such as Java Moss, Anubias, or Marimo Moss Balls to provide hiding spots and grazing surfaces.
  • Decorate the aquarium with driftwood or rocks to create additional hiding places and add natural aesthetics to the tank.

Feeding Habits:

  • Golden Back Shrimp are primarily detritivores and algae grazers.
  • Offer a balanced diet consisting of high-quality shrimp pellets, algae wafers, blanched vegetables (such as spinach or zucchini), and occasional live or frozen foods like brine shrimp or daphnia.
  • They will also graze on biofilm and algae growth in the tank, which is essential for their overall health.


  • Maintain good water quality by performing regular water changes and monitoring parameters such as ammonia, nitrite, and nitrate levels.
  • Avoid introducing copper-based medications or other chemicals that may harm the shrimp.
  • Select tank mates carefully, as larger or aggressive fish may prey on or harass the shrimp.
  • Provide hiding places and dense vegetation to create a safe environment for molting and breeding.
  • Observe the shrimp for signs of disease or stress, and address any issues promptly.


  • Golden Back Shrimp are known for their ease of breeding in the aquarium.
  • They are prolific breeders, and a stable environment with stable water parameters promotes successful reproduction.
  • Females will carry eggs under their abdomen until they hatch into miniature versions of the adults.
  • Ensure adequate hiding spots and mosses for the females to deposit their eggs and for the young shrimp to seek shelter.

In conclusion, the Golden Back Shrimp (Neocaridina davidi sp.) is a captivating and elegant addition to freshwater aquariums. Their stunning golden-yellow coloration and intricate patterns make them a centerpiece in any tank. By providing suitable water conditions, tank setup, and a balanced diet, you can enjoy the beauty and grace of these exquisite shrimp. Order your Golden Back Shrimp today and transform your aquarium into a mesmerizing display of golden splendor!

Golden Back Shrimp Neocaridina Davidi sp. Golden Back

SGD 2.20

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1 piece


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