Hawaiian Red Shrimp (Halocaridina rubra)

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Hawaiian Red Shrimp

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Hawaiian Red Shrimp

Halocaridina rubra

Moderate

19 Litres (5 US G.)

1.2-1.5 cm (0.5-0.6")

sg

1.008 - 1.016

pH

7.5 - 8.0

295.372 K
22.222 °C
531.67 °R
300.928 K
27.778 °C
541.67 °R
22.2-27.8°C (72 -82 °F)

2-15 °d

1:1 M:F

Uncommon

3-20 years


This animal is available captive bred




Alternative names

Hawaiian Red Shrimp, Hawaiian Volcano Shrimp, Anchialine Shrimp, Opae ula

Sexing

Will only breed in brackish water.

Tank compatibility

Due to this shrimp being exceptionally tiny it's best kept in a species tank without fish.

Diet

Eats mostly algae. Can also eat carrots, zucchini.

Environment Specifics

This shrimp requires brackish water in the long run and will thrive best in salty conditions rather than freshwater.

Behaviour

Will often hide during the day and come out once the lights are turned off.

Identification

Unknown.

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