Blue Bolt

Blue Bolt Shrimp


It is unclear whether the Blue Bolt is a direct morph of the wild Orange Bee, or perhaps a combination of another species. Due to excessive inbreeding, this species is very sensitive and has an enlarged carapace.


  • Scientific Name: Caridina Cantonensis
  • Common Name: Blue Bolt Shrimp, Blue Bolt Taiwan 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

Blue Bolts are mostly blue, with some white along the tail section.