Hawaiian Red Shrimp (Halocaridina rubra)

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Hawaiian Red Shrimp

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Hawaiian Red Shrimp

Halocaridina rubra

19 Litres (5 US G.)

1.2-1.5 cm (0.5-0.6")


7.5 - 8.0

22.2-27.8°C (72 -82 °F)

2-15 °d

1:1 M:F

Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

3-20 years

This animal is available captive bred

Alternative names[edit | edit source]

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

Sexing[edit | edit source]

Will only breed in brackish water.

Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

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

Diet[edit | edit source]

Eats mostly algae. Can also eat carrots, zucchini.

Environment Specifics[edit | edit source]

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

Behaviour[edit | edit source]

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

Identification[edit | edit source]


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