Cherry Shrimp
Cherry Shrimp

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Cherry Shrimp

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Cherry Shrimp

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Peaceful freshwater shrimp that has a knack for controlling algae as well as eating leftover food. It does best in established fish tanks as they will seek out algae and uneaten food. This shrimp should be housed with small fish that will not try to eat them. Minimum tank size: 10 gallons

  • Easy to care for
  • Excellent for algae control
  • We ship for arrival to the customer Tuesday through Friday and Saturday for an extra charge where available. Once an order is placed, you will receive a confirmation email with your order summary.
  • For feeding instructions, please click on the "directions" section.
  • For additional information, please click on the "attributes/specifications" section.
  • For additional information, please click on the "attributes/specifications" section.
  • Can be kept in groups
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  • SKU2379755
  • Days to ShipShips Next Business Day
  • Primary BrandPetco Freshwater Inverts

The Red Cherry Shrimp is a very bright red shrimp that adds a spalsh of color to an aquarium once fully acclimated. Although commonly kept in a freshwater fish aquariums, the Red Cherry Shrimp thrives in a planted aquarium where food is abundant. They will often appear clear in coloration until they have fully acclimated to their new home. Once fully acclimated their appearance transforms from clear into a predominantly red color with various sized markings of white. The Cherry Shrimp have been know to breed in captivity.