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    Short Nose Algae Eating Shimp


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    Product Description


    Common Name: Short Nose shrimp
    Scientific name: Caridina sp.
    Wild Origin: Egypt/Algeria
    Maximum Size: 6 – 7.8 cm or 2.5 – 3 inch

    Short Nose Shrimp Care:
    Tank Parameters Required:
    pH – 6.8-8.0
    gH – 5-12
    kH – 1-5
    TDS – 100-600
    Temperature – 20-27C or 68 – 82F

    Temperament: Omnivore/Non-Aggressive
    Breeding: Hard – Some shrimplets may survive without brackish water but higher success rate is achieved with brackish water.
    Difficulty: Easy

    Interesting Notes*

    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.

    Females are larger with color, males are skinner without color.

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