Archive for the ‘Freshwater shrimps’ Category

Neocaridina Davidi var. ‘Blue Velvet’ Shrimp Photos




Neocaridina ‘blue velvet’ shrimps is quite popular these days. There is no so many blue shrimps and fish in freshwater hobby at all. I’m sure you all know OEBT (orange eyed blue tiger) shrimps. They are famous not only because mysterious orange eyes, but mostly because of amazing blue coloration. Unfortunately, blue velvet cannot complete […]






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Home-Grown Bloody Mary Neocaridina Shrimp




I have one very interesting shrimps in my chocolate shrimps tank. It’s a make and it doesn’t look like my other chocolate shrimps. It’s bright red shrimp :). You might read about new red variation of neocaridina davidi (former heteropoda) shrimps before. These shrimps are super cool and they are called Bloody Mary. They color […]






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Huge Riccia Mat Challenges




Recently I have decided to clean my riccia mat from some soft green algae growing on it. As you might know, the best way to clean plants from algae is to put them into a tank where you keep a big and healthy colony of shrimps. Shrimps will not spend much time to eat every […]






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Blue velvet shrimp photos




I’m posting several photos of blue velvet shrimps. These shrimps are new addition to family of neocaridina heteropoda freshwater shrimps. Previously available blue-colored neocaridina shrimps were blue pearl shrimps only. They came from selective breeding of snowball shrimps (Neocaridina cf. zhangjiajiensis var. white ). Blue velvet shrimps have different background. They were selected from rili […]






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Shrimps making love :)




I was lucky to capture a rare moment when shrimps mate or, as we people say, making love You can see how exactly blue velvet (neocaridina hetoropoda) are mating here. Bigger and more blue shrimps is female. In the beginning of the video you can see another male that was trying to join a couple, […]






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