Red Cherry Shrimp - High Grade Sakura S
Item - Red Cherry Shrimp - High Grade Sakura S
Quantity - 10 (mixed Male and Female if multiple purchased)
Size - 1.5-2CM (these shrimp are of breeding age)
Price - £29.99
These shrimp have been bred using C-SKY Sakura Grade S shrimp. These are well known for their deep red colouration. Females have solid red bodies with red legs, while males have solid red bodies with part red legs.
If multiple shrimp are purchased, you will receive a mixture of Males and Females which will be breeding size.
These shrimp are already at sexual maturity, given the right conditions they will actively breed with little or no interference needed.
They have been selectively bred to show vibrant red colours and grow up to one and a half inches in length.
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- Temperature between 20 and 30
- A PH of 6 - 8
- Nitrates and Ammonia of 0 is preferable ·
- Weekly water changes of around 20%
Red Cherry shrimp are fairly robust. Their ability to adapt to a range of water conditions makes them a top choice for home aquariums. Shrimp are best suited in aquariums with plants as they love to eat algae. Java moss and java fern are a perfect combination for red cherry shrimps. A darker substrate and/or background will encourage the cherry shrimps to develop their full colour. Cherry shrimps prefer tanks with only small fish. As a rule of thumb, if they can fit the shrimp in their mouth they will eat it. Tetras and Neons make great tank mates.
Cherry shrimp are very active constantly foraging for food or algae. Female cherry shrimps will seclude themselves when carrying eggs so it is important that they have areas to hide.
Cherry shrimp are predominantly algae eaters however their diet can be subsided with algae wafers or boiled vegetables. It is important to check for copper content on food as this is poisonous to shrimp.
Breeding couldn't be any more straight forward. Red cherry shrimp are prolific breeders and this will occur naturally. It will take between 20 to 30 days for females eggs to hatch (into miniature versions of adults). Increasing the tank temperature to 27'C is perfect to induce breeding. Water changes will cause the shrimp to moult and release pheromones which is another great way to induce breeding.
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There is no additional postage costs for multiple purchases.
The Shrimp will be sent in a breather bag secured inside an insulated box, heat packs will be used depending on weather conditions.
In the unlikely event that you receive a deceased shrimp, please contact me via email with a photo of the shrimp. This will be subsequently refunded.
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