Cardinal Shrimp

Cardinal Shrimp

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The cardinal shrimp can have vary in shades of red, going from a deep to light tint. The darkness of the red coloration varies among individuals and is not an indicator of sex, health, or anything else. In stark contrast, white dots are present all over the body.

Some dots may also appear to have a blue outline. One of the most conspicuous features of the cardinal shrimp is its white front legs. These notable legs move rapidly when feeding and set this species apart from other Sulawesi shrimps.

If you are a beginner at shrimp keeping, the Cardinal shrimp should not be your first choice, these shrimps might be more fragile than you are accustomed to. Cardinal shrimp are one of the most fragile species of shrimp.

  • Temperature: 77°F – 86°F 
  • Chlorine/chloramines: 0 ppm (very toxic for shrimp)
  • Ammonia/Nitrite: 0 ppm
  • Max Nitrate: 10 ppm
  • pH: 7.3 – 8.5
  • gH: 4 – 12
  • KH: 3 – 10
  • Best in groups of 10 or more
  • Minimum Tank Size: No minimum

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