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The Green Crystal Shrimp, scientifically known as Caridina cf. cantonensis var. "Green," is a captivating and highly sought-after freshwater shrimp species that adds a touch of elegance and vibrancy to planted aquariums. With its striking green coloration and peaceful nature, the Green Crystal Shrimp is a true gem that will enhance the beauty of your aquatic landscape.


The Green Crystal Shrimp showcases a vibrant green hue that sets it apart from other shrimp species. Their translucent bodies and bright green coloration create a visually captivating and dynamic display in planted aquariums. Their graceful and deliberate movements make them a fascinating addition to community tanks.


These shrimp are known for their peaceful and social behavior, making them excellent tankmates for various freshwater fish and invertebrate species. They are also valued for their ability to help control algae growth and maintain a balanced ecosystem within the aquarium.


Caring for the Green Crystal Shrimp involves creating a stable environment with appropriate water parameters. They thrive in freshwater with specific requirements, including stable temperature, pH, and water hardness levels. A well-planted aquarium with hiding spots and ample vegetation will contribute to their well-being. Their diet consists of a variety of microorganisms and algae, making them excellent scavengers.


Water Parameters:

  • Temperature: 72-78°F (22-26°C)
  • pH: 6.5-7.5
  • Water Hardness (GH): 6-8 dGH


Please note that these are general guidelines, and for more accurate values, we encourage you to contact Living Aquarium by phone or in person. Our team of experts is always happy to provide personalized guidance and answer any questions you may have about the care of the Green Crystal Shrimp.

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