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Product Details


1cm - 5cm

Care Level




PH Level

6 - 8

Size : M - XL 

"Enhance your aquarium with the beauty of Yamato Shrimp. Their unique appearance and beneficial behavior make them a must-have. Shop now!"

Detailed Description:

Introducing Yamato Shrimp for Your Aquarium:

Yamato Shrimp, also known as Amano Shrimp or Caridina multidentata, are a fascinating addition to any freshwater aquarium.
With their translucent bodies and strikingly long antennae, these shrimp add a touch of intrigue and elegance to your aquatic display.
Yamato Shrimp are known for their beneficial behavior as algae eaters and scavengers, helping to maintain a clean and healthy aquarium environment.
Let's explore the world of Yamato 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 72°F and 78°F (22°C - 26°C) for optimal health and activity.
✦pH Level: Keep the pH level slightly acidic to neutral, ideally between 6.5 and 7.5.
✦Water Hardness: Yamato Shrimp prefer moderately soft to moderately hard water with a range of 4-8 dGH.
✦Provide a well-filtered and properly cycled aquarium to maintain stable water conditions.

Tank Mates:

✦Yamato Shrimp are peaceful and can be kept with a variety of peaceful fish and invertebrate species.
✦Avoid housing them with aggressive or fin-nipping fish that may harm or stress the shrimp.
✦Suitable tank mates include small and peaceful fish such as tetras, rasboras, guppies, and small catfish.
✦Ensure the tank is well-planted with plenty of hiding spots and mosses for the shrimp to graze on.

 Feeding Habits:

✦Yamato Shrimp are primarily algae grazers and scavengers, making them excellent natural cleaners for your aquarium.
✦Provide them with a well-balanced diet consisting of high-quality shrimp pellets, algae wafers, and blanched vegetables such as spinach or zucchini.
✦They will also consume detritus, uneaten fish food, and decaying plant matter, helping to keep the tank clean.
✦Feed them small portions once or twice a day, ensuring they consume the food within a few hours.
✦Remove any uneaten food to maintain water quality.
Care Requirements:

✦Provide a well-maintained aquarium with a minimum capacity of 10 gallons to accommodate a small group of Yamato Shrimp.
✦Decorate the tank with live plants, rocks, and driftwood to create hiding spots and areas for the shrimp to 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 the shrimp.
✦Avoid sudden changes in water parameters to prevent stress and potential health issues.
✦Monitor their behavior for signs of stress or disease, and promptly address any issues that arise.
✦Handle them with care during maintenance, as they have delicate bodies and appendages.

In conclusion, Yamato Shrimp are not only visually appealing but also play a vital role in maintaining a healthy aquarium ecosystem. With their vibrant colors, fascinating behavior, and algae-eating abilities, they are a valuable addition to any freshwater tank. By providing the ideal water conditions, selecting compatible tank mates, offering a varied diet, and maintaining a clean and stimulating environment, you can ensure the health, beauty, and active behavior of these shrimp. Don't miss the opportunity to add these mesmerizing creatures to your collection - order your Yamato Shrimp today and elevate the aesthetics and functionality of your aquarium!

Yamato Shrimp ( OO-2301 )

SGD 1.80

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Yamato Shrimp ( OO-2301 )


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