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Neocaridina Shrimp

Black Chocolate Neocaridina Shrimp

Black Chocolate Neocaridina Shrimp

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Black Chocolate Neocaridina Shrimp Bio

The Black Chocolate Neocaridina Shrimp is like a piece of the richest, darkest chocolate submerged in your aquarium, turning your tank into a decadent display of velvety blacks and deep browns. These shrimp are the epitome of elegance, moving through the water with a grace that's as smooth as the finest cocoa. They bring a luxurious depth to your underwater world, their lush, dark hues creating a stunning contrast against the vibrant greens of aquatic plants. Easy to care for, they offer a sumptuous visual feast that's as indulgent as sinking into a warm, chocolatey dream, making every glance at your aquarium a moment of pure, visual delight.

Black Chocolate Neocaridina Shrimp Description

  • Common Name: Black Chocolate Shrimp
  • Scientific Name: Neocaridina davidi
  • Genus: Neocaridina
  • Wild Origin: Freshwater Streams of Taiwan
  • Adult Size: 0.75 - 1 inch

Black Chocolate Shrimp Care Guide

Aspect Recommendation
Name Black Chocolate Shrimp
Origin Taiwan
Tank Size 5 gallons (19 liters) per 10 shrimp
Temperature 72°F - 78°F (22°C - 26°C)
pH 6.5 - 7.5
Ammonia (NH3/NH4+) 0 ppm
Nitrite (NO2-) 0 ppm
Nitrate (NO3-) < 20 ppm
GH (General Hardness) 4 - 8 dGH
KH (Carbonate Hardness) 3 - 15 dKH
Diet Omnivorous; enjoys algae, biofilm, commercial shrimp pellets, and blanched vegetables
Breeding Type Freshwater, egg-laying
Key Feature Distinctive dark coloration, beneficial algae eater, straightforward breeding, adaptable to various water conditions

Product Parameters

Neocaridina Shrimp

  • Temperature: 72-79°F (22-26°C)
  • pH: 6.5-7.5
  • GH (General Hardness): 6-12 dGH
  • KH (Carbonate Hardness): 3-8 dKH
  • TDS (Total Dissolved Solids): 150-300 ppm
  • Ammonia: 0
  • Nitrate: <20 ppm
  • Calcium: Not specified
  • Magnesium: Not specified
  • Copper: <0.02 ppm


  1. Prepare Containers: Set up two containers old water and new tank water.
  2. Drip Acclimation: Use tubing for a slow drip, letting tank water gradually mix with the shrimp water.
  3. Duration: Drip acclimate for 1-2 hours
  4. Temperature Match: Ensure acclimation water matches tank temperature.
  5. Parameter Check: Test pH, GH, and KH; adjust if needed.
  6. Observation: Watch shrimp for signs of stress.
  7. Transfer: Gently move shrimp to the tank; discard acclimation water.
  8. Post-Acclimation: Monitor behavior; ensure normal activities.
  9. Quarantine: Consider a short quarantine period.

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