Blue Calceo Shrimp (Dragon Blood Shrimp) - CARIDINA CANTONENSIS

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This is for Juvenile Blue Calceo Shrimps (1/4" - 1/2"). Shrimp patterns are different from one shrimp to another. No patterns are the same.



Shrimps will be random picked. Unsexed.

Shrimps might lose color during transit. But they should get their color back within 1 week.


Best water parameter:

pH 6.0 - 6.4
gH 4 - 6
kH 0 - 1
TDS 120 - 150
Temperature 68 – 76F


Shipping policy:

Shrimps will be packed with insulation and shipped via USPS Priority or UPS.

Express Shipping are also available for extra.

Shrimps will only be shipped out on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday to be safe. We are committed to pack and ship all your orders out within 24 hours. Your order will arrive within 3 business days or less depending on your vicinity to North Carolina.

Shrimp will be alive for up to 2 weeks without any food and with proper shipping and package. So do not worry if there's any USPS delay with your shipment. 


DOA policy:

It is rarely happened. But in case of DOA, please submit a CLEAR photo of unopened bag within 2 hours after package is received in first attempt, a refund will be issued for the deceased shrimp. Please note the +1 is bonus and to cover any DOA. Please only report DOA if you have more than 1 shrimp arrive DOA. 



Check out our blog for how to prepare/acclimate your shrimps:




These are popular among the shrimp hobby and are great for people getting into the hobby. A general rule of thumb of keeping shrimps is 10 shrimps per gallon. Blue Calceo Shrimps are non-aggressive and spend most of their time eating algae and biofilm off plants, glass, and substrate. They make excellent clean up crews for aquascape tanks. 

Blue Calceo Shrimps are required remineralized RO water. When using fertilizer, make sure it does not contain copper as it is harmful to the shrimp’s health.


Scientific Name: Caridina cantonensis
Common Name: Blue Calceo, Dragon Blood Calceo


Dragon blood also known as Blue Calceo are clear bodied and has blue coloration on top of its body. The blue part of its body almost resembles a zebra type pattern. It is unclear how dragon blood were bred due to breeder wanting to keep it a secret. 

When acclimating Dragon Blood, it is extremely important to acclimate them slowly. These are more sensitive than other shrimps and require more care. 

Check out our store for high quality food for your shrimps.