Yellow Shrimp

Neocaridina heteropoda vYellow

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The Yellow shrimp is a sturdy creature that can adapt to a wide range of water parameters. It is known to survive in both hard and soft water and the pH-value can be from 6.0 (acidic) to 8.0 (alkaline). The water temperature should be kept in the 22-28 °C range.

The Yellow Shrimp is one of the only yellowed colored shrimp in the hobby. It is selectively bred from the same wild type like the Red Cherry Shrimp to obtain its yellow coloration. It is favored by many hobbyists due to its unique color, hardiness, and breeding rate. The origin of the Yellow Shrimp lies in Japan and is a color morph of the wild Neocaridina Heteropoda species. The date of their creation seems to be around 2006 or a few years earlier. The Yellow Shrimp was first introduced to other countries in 2006. The exact breeder who created this color morph is unknown.


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