The Black Crystal Shrimpdoes best in a planted aquarium and add a great bit of color, they are very easy to keep and are great for beginners. They are able to survive in a wide range of water parameters but as with any shrimp ammonia, nitrite and nitrate levels must be kept to a minimum.
Black Crystal Shrimpare 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.
There are no special requirements in breeding this shrimp, as long as water is kept clean and they are well fed they will breed, and breed a lot !! You will find a small colony within a couple of months which is why they are everywhere as they are so easy to breed and cheap to buy making them a great starter shrimp.