Neocaridina Shrimp

Searching for the Neocaridina Shrimp? At Shrimpy Business, we have a wide assortment of shrimp for sale that can add color and personality to your freshwater shrimp aquarium.

Neocaridina Shrimp are a hard water variety of freshwater shrimp. They are great beginner shrimp as they can tolerate a wide range of water conditions. These live shrimp also come in various colors and patterns which makes them one of our favorite freshwater shrimp varieties here at Shrimpy Business!

They do great in planted tanks, all the aquarium plants we offer are shrimp-safe and we recommend some moss to provide additional cover for shrimplets and biofilm for them to graze on.


Interested in adding a Neocaridina Shrimp to your aquarium? Some live shrimp for freshwater tanks we provide include:

Neocaridina Shrimp Water Parameters

Neocaridina Shrimp are a hard water freshwater shrimp species, but they can do well in most tap water in the United States. However, understanding water parameters for aquarium shrimp is important to ensure the tank setup is ideal for these live shrimps and for troubleshooting. We cover more details in our blog here.

Breeding Neocaridina Shrimp

Neocaridina shrimp breed easily once the water parameters and tank setup are ideal for them. For more information on how to breed these beautiful live shrimp, check out our blog here. Keep in mind that crossbreeding different varieties of Neocaridina shrimp will result in brownish wild-type shrimp down the line. If your goal is to line-breed these shrimp and for the offspring to maintain their coloration, we recommend keeping one variety per tank.