Black Phantom Shrimp
Black phantom shrimp, also known as Red-lined shrimp or Black Bee shrimp, are a unique and highly sought after freshwater shrimp species in the aquarium hobby. They are named for their striking black and white coloration, with a distinct red stripe running down their backs. Black phantom shrimp are native to Taiwan and have become increasingly popular in the hobby due to their striking appearance and peaceful nature. They are relatively small, and are generally kept in groups of 5 or more in a planted aquarium. They are omnivores and will eat a variety of foods, including algae, biofilm, and commercial shrimp pellets or flakes. Black phantom shrimp are also known for their ability to clean up uneaten food and algae, making them a great addition to any aquarium ecosystem. They are easy to care for and require minimal maintenance, making them a great option for beginner and experienced aquarists alike.
Care Level: Easy
Max Size: Typically grow to be around 1-1.5 inches (2.5-4 cm) in length.
Temperature: Water temperature between 68-78°F (20-26°C).
PH: Slightly alkaline water with a pH between 6.5-7.5.
Diet: Omnivorous, and will eat a variety of foods, including algae, biofilm, and commercial shrimp pellets or flakes.
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