Neocaridina Davidi also classified as Neocaridina Denticulata Sinensis, and Neocaridina Heteropoda. This freshwater ornamental dwarf shrimp from Taiwan is a very popular choice for your aquarium. Their lifespan is around 1 to 2 years. Adult shrimp can reach about 1.6 inches / 4 centimeters long. They prefer clean water with a temperature of 68 to 84°F / 20 to 29°C and a PH of 6.5 to 8.0
Throughout the years, ornamental shrimp and fish breeders from all around the world, especially Taiwan have created several colorful strains including Red, Yellow, Orange, Green, Brown, Blue, Black, White and Transparent. The quality, grade, rarity, patterns, and density of the shell color can determine their sales price.
Adult Size | approx. 1.2 - 1.5 cm
Easy to care, unique, hardy, and beautiful
Friendly shrimp, safe for plants, fish, snails, and other aquarium inhabitants
Control algae bloom. Balanced your aquarium water and create a great ecosystem environment
Disclaimer: Pictures are not the actual animal you will receive, but a sample representation. Because of the natural variations in each species, it may be different in shape, size, color, and personality. Unless specific, we don't guarantee the gender of the animal.
Scientific Name: Neocaridina Davidi Common Name: Red Onyx Shrimp Other Trade Names: Onyx Neo Shrimp / Onyx Cherry Shrimp Color: Black mix with a deep red hue Other Classifications: Neocaridina Denticulata Sinensis / Neocaridina Heteropoda Origin: Taiwan Diet: Omnivore Care Level: Easy Temperament: Peaceful Life Cycle: 1 - 2 years Max. Size: 3.0 - 4.0 cm Recommended Tank Size: 5 gallons or bigger Water Conditions: 65-75°F, KH 1-6, pH 6.5-8.0, TDS 130-400
ATTENTION! Copper is toxic to invertebrates such as aquatic snails, crabs, shrimps, etc. Many commercial fish foods, medications, and plant fertilizers contain copper sulfate. Please avoid any aquarium product containing copper of any form or they may cause harm or even death to your invertebrates.