Crystal Black Shrimp - Caridina Cantonensis

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This is for Juvenile to Young Adult Crystal Black Shrimps (1/4" - 1/2"). They are not big, but not small either. Grading S-SS.


Shrimps will be random picked. We will try our best to get both good male and female.

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 +2 is bonus and to cover any DOA. Please only report DOA if you have more than 2 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. Crystal Black Shrimp 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. 

Crystal Black Shrimp are easy to care for and they require remineralized RO water or tap. If you are using tap, keep in mind to check for any harmful metals or chemicals in the water as all tap water is different and some aren't safe to use. When using fertilizer, make sure it does not contain copper as it is harmful to the shrimp’s health.


Scientific Name: Caridina Cantonensis

Crystal Black Shrimps are classic black and white shrimps belonging to the Crystal Bee Group. These beauties are popular among the hobby and are great for people who are starting to get into Caridinas shrimps.  


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

Happy Shrimpy!!!