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Red Cherry Neocaridina Freshwater Shrimp

Red Cherry Neocaridina Freshwater Shrimp

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Red Cherry Neocaridina Shrimp Bio

The Red Cherry Shrimp, scientifically referred to as Neocaridina davidi, is celebrated for its vibrant red coloration, bringing a lively burst of color to any freshwater aquarium. Originating from Taiwan, this widely adored species is the perfect addition for both aesthetic appeal and practical benefits, thanks to its algae and detritus feeding habits that help keep the aquatic environment clean. Renowned for its ease of care and hardiness, the Red Cherry Shrimp stands as the ideal choice for beginners entering the world of aquaristics, offering a rewarding experience with minimal hassle..

Red Cherry Shrimp Description

  • Common Name: Red Cherry Shrimp
  • Scientific Name: Neocaridina davidi
  • Genus: Neocaridina
  • Wild Origin: Freshwater Stream of Taiwan
  • Adults Size: 0.75 - 1 inch

Red Cherry Shrimp Care Guide

Aspect Recommendation
Name Red Cherry 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) 6 - 10 dGH
KH (Carbonate Hardness) 3 - 6 dKH
Diet Omnivorous; algae, biofilm, commercial shrimp pellets, blanched vegetables
Breeding Type Freshwater, egg-laying
Key Feature Vibrant red coloration, peaceful disposition, algae-eating behavior, prolific breeding, sensitive to water quality changes

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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