Blue Bolt Shrimp

Blue Bolt Shrimp

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  • Product Description

    Home bred Blue Bolt shrimp, you will receive unsexed juvenile shrimp around 1/4 to 1/2 inch long.

    Common Name: Blue Bolt, Blue King Kong Shrimp , Taiwan Bee
    Scientific name: Caridina cf Cantonesis
    Maximum Size: 1.2"

    Water Parameters:
    pH 6.0 - 6.8
    gH 4 - 6
    kH 0 - 1
    TDS 120 - 150
    Temperature 68 – 78F

    Shipping Size: 1/4" - 1/2"

    How to care for Blue Bolt Shrimp

    Blue Bolt shrimp are a stunning and sought-after variety of Caridina shrimp, and they require specific care to thrive in an aquarium. Here are some essential care tips for Blue Bolt shrimp:

    • Tank Setup: Provide a well-planted tank with a substrate made of inert material, such as aquarium sand or gravel. Add decorations such as driftwood, rocks, and caves for the shrimp to hide and feel secure. Blue Bolt shrimp also require a slightly acidic pH level, between 6.0-6.8, and a low Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) level between 120-150 ppm.
    • Water Parameters: Blue Bolt shrimp require clean and stable water conditions, and water changes of around 10-20% of the tank water weekly. Use RO water or reverse osmosis/deionization (RODI) water with a remineralizer, rather than tap water, to avoid introducing unwanted minerals and chemicals.
    • Diet: Provide a balanced diet for the Blue Bolt shrimp that includes both animal and plant-based foods. Feed them high-quality shrimp pellets, algae wafers, and a variety of fresh vegetables, such as spinach or zucchini, to enhance their health and coloration.
    • Temperature: Blue Bolt shrimp prefer a temperature range of around 68-78°F. Keeping the temperature stable and within this range is crucial to the shrimp's health.
    • Breeding: Blue Bolt shrimp are known to breed readily, and it requires stable water parameters, a protein-rich diet, and a temperature of around 75-78°F to initiate breeding behavior.
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