Common Name: Long Nose Algae shrimp
Scientific name: Caridina Longirostris
Wild Origin: Austrailia
Maximum Size: 5 – 6.5 cm or 2 – 2.5 inch
Short Nose Shrimp Care:
Tank Parameters Required:
pH – 6.5-8.0
gH – 5-12
kH – 1-5
TDS – 100-600
Temperature – 20-27C or 68 – 82F
Breeding: Hard – Some shrimplets may survive without brackish water but higher success rate is achieved with brackish water.
Use these instead of Yamato/Amano for algae eating in your dwarf shrimp tanks as they are much more friendly and less frenzied while eating.