Neocaridina shrimp, also known as cherry shrimp, are small freshwater crustaceans that are commonly kept in aquariums. These shrimp are native to Taiwan and have become popular among aquarists for their colorful appearance and ease of care.
Neocaridina shrimp come in a wide range of colors, including red, yellow, orange, and blue. Their bright hues make them a striking addition to any aquarium. They can be kept in soft or hard water with a pH around 6.5-7.5. They are omnivorous and feed on algae, biofilm, and other organic matter in the aquarium.
Neocaridina shrimp are known for their ease of breeding, and they can quickly reproduce in a well-maintained aquarium. They require clean water, stable water parameters, and a planted aquarium to thrive. With proper care, they can live for several years.