Red Skunk Shrimp

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Red Skunk Shrimp

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Scientific Name: Caridina gracilirostris

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How easy are they to care for?
We would class this as an easy shrimp to care for.

How large can they grow?

Where in the world are they from?
Widespread throughout Asia.

What is the ideal number to keep together?
Will happily live in groups

What water conditions do they require?
A pH range of 6.0 - 7.4 and a temperature of 24-28 degrees Celsius.

What should you feed them?
An Omnivorous species, will happily feed on algae, sinking pellets and frozen foods.

How compatible are they with other fish?
Extreme caution should be advised as they are often seen as food items. Micro rasbora and Rainbow species such as Threadfin are best used.

Can they be bred in captivity?
Possible and will regularly spawn, once mature. However due to the small size of this species the larval raising of offspring can be difficult.