Green shrimp, also known as Jade shrimp, are a popular freshwater shrimp species in the aquarium hobby. They are highly valued for their unique green coloration and peaceful nature. Green shrimp are native to Taiwan and have become widely available in the hobby due to their ease of breeding and adaptability to a wide range of water conditions. 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. Green 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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