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Neocaridina x 1 (Dreamy Blue)

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Neocaridina x 1 (Dreamy Blue)

5.00 out of 5 based on 2 customer ratings
(2 customer reviews )

R45.00

1 x Neocardina Dreamy Blue Shrimp

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Description

  • The Blue Dream or Blue Velvet Shrimp is a darker variety of the common Blue Jelly Shrimp. These shrimp are intense blue and only the Fantasy Blue or Blue Diamond Shrimp shows a deeper blue. These shrimp can vary in intensity from individual to individual.
  • Temperature: 18 – 28 °C
  • pH: 6.5 – 8.0
  • Hardness: 80 – 200 ppm
  • Max Size: Usually under 25 mm
  • Min Recommended Tank Size: We recommend 2.5L / shrimp

Diet

Scavengers – They eat anything from blanched spinach, zucchini, algae wafers, shrimp pellets, fish flakes, bloodworms, and more. Red Cherry Shrimp are not picky eaters whatsoever
Feeding is best done once a day. Only feed an amount of food that the shrimp can finish within 2-3 hours maximum. It is not good to feed in excess and have food sitting for too long.
Overfeeding is a known cause of death and can also cause water quality issues

Habitat

Wild Neocaridina shrimp mostly originate from South-East Asia, living in streams and ponds, usually with plenty of plants and often with wood and rocks as natural substrate. Many species in the hobby, however, have been captive bred and, in some cases, the original wild species is debated.

Maintenance

Due to their small size and bioload, big water changes are not needed and should actually be avoided as shrimp are sensitive to changes in water parameters.
Only add shrimp to a well established tank. This will minimize the risk of a fluctuation in water parameters as well as providing some biofilm and mulm. The mulm and biofilm will provide them with an excellent food source to graze on

Behaviour & Compatibility

Remember shrimps are quote low on the food chain, as such, they most likely to become a meal to any fish that can fit even only a part of them in their mouths.
Very few fish are considered 100% shrimp safe, only one that clearly jumps to mind is Otocinclus
Provided with enough cover, they will most likely still flourish in a planted aquaria with smaller sized fish (ember tetras, threadfin rainbows, pygmy corydoras, mosquito rasboras, etc)

Sexual Dimorphism

Females are easy to identify as they are larger than the males, have a much darker coloration, and also have a curved underbelly.
Females will also have a saddle or even have eggs

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2 reviews for Neocaridina x 1 (Dreamy Blue)

  1. piere@vdmerwes.com
    5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    Great service and quality I ordered 10 blue dreams and 5 capatta leaves, and very impressed with quality and service. Jacques added a few extra leaves as I needed smaller ones and a few extra shrimp in case of DOA and all arrived perfectly. Many thanks and will order again

  2. mcmerwefarms@gmail.com
    5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    Paid for 10 got 12 and a few other extras. The color is exactly what you see in the picture. Jacques has good service and passion for the hobby!

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