Beautiful, Happy, Healthy SS Grade Orange Sunkist shrimp.
Neocaridina shrimp are the most popular type of colorful shrimp found in aquariums. Their vivid colors along with their relative ease to keep and breed make them a favorite of both new and older hobbyists.
The parameters we keep them at are approximately PH 7.0, TDS 250, GH 8-10, KH 3-6. They will survive and thrive in a wide range of water conditions. These conditions are often met by simply using your local tap water and treating with a dechlorinator.
Shrimp are peaceful scavengers that do best in tanks with only shrimp. While your fish may not actively harass/eat them, at least early on, shrimp will tend to hide when they see a fish they are unsure of overhead. Shrimp will spend most of their time foraging on the bottom of the tank, on decorations like wood and stone, and on plants and mosses. It is very important to not overfeed them as this can cause your water quality to deteriorate. Only feed them as much as they will consume in 2 hours. Any leftover food after that time should be removed.
All shrimp arrived healthy and active with an additional few shrimplets in the bag. The SS Sunkist are all a beautiful deep orange color, I ordered from four companies and am most satisfied with my order from buypetshrimp.com. They had extremely fast shipping despite being across the country— I ordered on a Saturday afternoon and they were at my doorstep Monday. Would definitely buy again and recommend.
Extremely happy with my shrimp. All arrived healthy & happy and are a beautiful orange.