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short nose algae eater

Short Nose Algae Eating Shimp


350 in stock

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.

*All pictures shown are for illustration purposes only. Actual product may vary due to natural variation with livestock*

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