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Black Fancy Tiger Caridina Shrimp

Black Fancy Tiger Caridina Shrimp

Mixed Grade
Regular price $35.00 USD
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Black Fancy Tiger Caridina Shrimp Bio

The Black Fancy Tiger Caridina Shrimp is a premium ornamental shrimp with a captivating blend of black and white stripes that mimic the appearance of a tiger's coat. This species is a result of selective breeding, creating a visually striking shrimp that adds sophistication and depth to any aquatic setting. Known for their active behavior and effective algae-eating habits, Black Fancy Tiger Shrimps are not only beautiful but also serve as natural cleaners in freshwater aquariums.

Black Fancy Tiger Caridina Shrimp Description

  • Common Name: Black Fancy Tiger Shrimp
  • Scientific Name: Caridina cf. cantonensis
  • Genus: Caridina
  • Wild Origin: Freshwater Streams of Taiwan
  • Adult Size: 0.75 - 1 inch
  • Grade: Mixed Grade

Black Fancy Tiger Caridina Shrimp Care Guide

Aspect Recommendation
Name Black Fancy Tiger Shrimp
Origin Taiwan
Tank Size 10 gallons (38 liters) per 10 shrimp
Temperature 68°F - 74°F (20°C - 23°C)
pH 5.8 - 6.8
Ammonia (NH3/NH4+) 0 ppm
Nitrite (NO2-) 0 ppm
Nitrate (NO3-) < 20 ppm
GH (General Hardness) 4 - 6 dGH
KH (Carbonate Hardness) 0 - 2 dKH
Diet Omnivorous; primarily biofilm and algae, supplemented with high-quality shrimp foods
Breeding Type Freshwater, egg-laying
Key Feature Elegant black and white stripes, visually striking, excellent for nano tanks, beneficial for ecosystem balance

Product Parameters

Caridina Shrimp

  • Temperature: Keep it cozy, between 68-75°F (20-24°C).
  • pH Balance: Aim for a chill zone of 6.0-7.0.
  • General Hardness (GH): A comfy 4-6 on the GH scale.
  • Carbonate Hardness (KH): Keep it easy-breezy, 0-4 dKH.
  • Total Dissolved Solids (TDS): Aim for 100-200 ppm, the sweet spot.
  • Ammonia: Zilch, nada, a big ol' zero!
  • Nitrate: Keep it under 10 ppm, the lower, the better.
  • Calcium: Some, but not too much—20-50 ppm works.
  • Magnesium: A touch, 8-15 ppm, for that perfect balance.
  • Copper: Nope, these shrimpies are not copper fans.
  • Chlorine/Chloramine: None, thank you!
  • Temperature Fluctuations: Keep it smooth, gradual changes only.

Your Caridina crew will love you for maintaining these comfy conditions! 🦐💙

Direction

  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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