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Yellow Neocaridina Shrimp

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Yellow Fire Shrimp Care Guide:

  1. Scientific Name: Neocaridina davidi var. "Yellow"

  2. Tank Size: Opt for a tank of at least 5 gallons for a small colony of Yellow Fire Shrimp.

  3. Water Parameters:

    • Temperature: Maintain a range of 68-78°F (20-26°C).
    • pH Level: Keep the water slightly acidic to neutral, ideally between 6.5-7.5.
    • Water Hardness: Soft to moderately hard water is suitable.
  4. Tank Setup:

    • Provide hiding spots with live plants, rocks, and driftwood.
    • Use a substrate of fine gravel or sand to allow for foraging.
    • Ensure a well-filtered tank with gentle water flow.
  5. Diet:

    • Yellow Fire Shrimp are omnivores; offer a diet of high-quality shrimp pellets, algae wafers, and blanched vegetables.
    • They contribute to algae control in the aquarium.
  6. Tank Mates:

    • Yellow Fire Shrimp are peaceful; keep them with other small, non-aggressive fish or in a dedicated shrimp tank.
    • Avoid housing them with large or predatory species.
  7. Maintenance:

    • Perform regular water changes (10-20% every 1-2 weeks) to maintain water quality.
    • Monitor and maintain stable water parameters.
  8. Behavior:

    • Yellow Fire Shrimp are known for their vibrant yellow coloration.
    • They are active scavengers and contribute to the overall cleanup of the tank.
  9. Compatibility:

    • Compatible with other peaceful, small fish and invertebrates.
    • Avoid keeping them with species known for preying on shrimp.
  10. Breeding:

    • Yellow Fire Shrimp breed readily in a well-maintained tank.
    • Provide ample hiding spots and moss for baby shrimp to seek refuge.
  11. Health Monitoring:

    • Regularly observe for signs of molting, growth, and overall health.
    • Quarantine new additions to prevent potential diseases.

By maintaining a well-planted and appropriately decorated tank, you can enjoy the delightful presence and breeding behavior of Yellow Fire Shrimp in your aquarium.