Snow White/Golden Bee

Snow White


The Snow White Shrimp is a direct descendant of the Crystal Red and Black Shrimps, selectively bred until the red or black are completely gone, and only white remains.


  • Scientific Name: Caridina Cantonensis
  • Common Name: Snow White Shrimp, Golden Bee
  • Origin: Taiwan
  • pH: 5.6-6.2
  • Temp: 68-74°F
  • TDS: 80-140
  • KH: 0-1
  • GH: 4-6
  • Fertility: Low
  • Difficulty: Hard

Grading and Variations

Snow White and Golden Bees are the same type of shrimp. Snow White is the higher grade, since the white carapace is entirely opaque, the shrimp with transparent carapaces or cracks in the carapaces are of a yellow hue, and are referred to as Golden Bees.