Cardinal Sulawesi Shrimp (Caridina sp. Cardinal) 5 per Order


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General Information

Cardinal Sulawesi Shrimp (Caridina sp. Cardinal) is a gorgeous new shrimp with either a dark red or light red coloration with white spots along the body. The front arms are white as well. These shrimp are for more experienced shrimp keepers due to their water requirements. These do have special water requirements, they like hard hot water. The tank should be 78F to 85F and the a pH of 7.8-8.5 is great.

Cardinal Sulawesi Shrimp (Caridina sp. Cardinal) are not fussy what they eat, anything your offer will be greatly received, algae wafers, blanched vegetables such as courgette and spinach, brussel sprouts, cucumber, fish flakes, shrimp pellets, red peppers and so on they are a great little shrimp to keep and very very easy.

Sexual Dimorphism

These shrimp are hard to sex. Females will show saddles but you need an infrared light to see them.


There are no special requirements in breeding this shrimp, as long as water is kept clean and they are well fed. The females will have 10-15 eggs. They do not have a larval stage and do not require saltwater. It takes about 20-30 days for the eggs to hatch.

Weight 0.1 lbs
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