Black Taiwan Bee Shrimp - Caridina cantonensis

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Caridina dwarf shrimp - Black Taiwan Bee shrimp

Appearance of the Black Taiwan Bee shrimp

This Caridina shrimp, known as the Black Taiwan Bee shrimp, stands out with its bright black and white coloration, which is particularly striking in aquariums. These shrimp species are known for their varied and intense colors, which stand out beautifully against the translucent body. They are a visual highlight and attract attention in any aquarium.

Breeding the Black Taiwan Bee shrimp

Breeding the Black Taiwan Bee shrimp requires a little more experience and care than with Neocaridina species. Caridina shrimps require very specific water parameters and a stable environment. Breeding them can be a challenge, but with patience and attention to detail it can be successful. Differentiating the sexes is essential for experienced breeders.

Socialization of the Black Taiwan Bee shrimp

Caridina shrimps are peaceful, but due to their specific needs they should be socialized carefully with other species. They are best suited to specialized shrimp aquariums or in combination with other small, calm species that prefer similar water conditions.

Food for the Black Taiwan Bee shrimp

The diet of the Black Taiwan Bee shrimp is somewhat more demanding than that of other shrimp species. They require a balanced and varied diet that includes shrimp food, plant food and protein. A correctly composed diet is crucial for their health and maintaining their vibrant colors.

Tank design for the Black Taiwan Bee shrimp

An aquarium for the Black Taiwan Bee shrimp should be carefully designed to create optimal conditions. Hiding places and natural elements such as plants and roots are important. A specially matched substrate and regular monitoring of the water parameters are essential to meet the more demanding needs of Caridina shrimps.

lat. Name: Caridina cantonensis
German. German name: Black Taiwan Bee Shrimp
Appearance: black - white striped body
Size: up to 3 cm
Age: up to 2 years
Behavior: very peaceful, can be socialized with peaceful shrimps, fish and snails (if the water values match)
Reproduction: Females release between 20 and 40 independent young every four to six weeks
Diet: Mainly plant-based, occasionally protein food
Difficulty Suitable for beginners and advanced keepers

Requirements & water values:

Min. aquarium requirements We recommend a tank of at least 20 L
Suitable substrate Shrimp gravel
Temperature 20 - 24 °C
pH value 5.8 - 6.8 mol/l
Total hardness (GH) 4 - 6 ° dGh
Carbonate hardness (KH) 0 - 2 ° dGh
Conductance for osmosis water approx. 100 - 200 µS
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Black taiwan bee
5 from 5
Black taiwan bee

Sehr schöne Garnelen! Sind schon mit meinem Aquarium vertraut ????

Top quality shrimps!
5 from 5
Top quality shrimps!

Healthy shrimps with excellent colors. Very fast shipping (less than 24 hours from Germany to Portugal). Fully recommend.

Sehr farbige schöne tiere
5 from 5
Sehr farbige schöne tiere

Sehr schöne farbige Tiere bin sehr zufrieden mit rendo shrimp. Kann ich nur weiterempfehlen.

Wunderschönes Tier
5 from 5
Wunderschönes Tier

Sie kamen alle unversehrt bei mir an und sind top fit unterwegs. Farblich alle verschieden was sehr schön ist.
Ich bin sehr zufrieden

Anders als erwartet aber wunderschön!
4 from 5
Anders als erwartet aber wunderschön!

Ich wollte eigentlich die auf dem Bild zu sehenden Garnelen aber es wurden schwarze mit weisen zarten Muster am Schwanz und Rücken. Aber sie sind außergewöhnlich schön und es gab eine mehr! Ich freue mich sehr! Trotzdem wäre ein besseres Bild angebracht oder ein Bild von mehreren Garnelen mit verschiedenen Mustern sodass man genau weis das ein Mix eben auch andere Muster bedeuten kann. Trotzdem bin ich froh jetzt die kleinen Schönheiten im Aquarium zu haben.

Total entries: 5
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