Wine Red

Wine Red


It is unclear whether the Wine Red Shrimp is a direct morph of the Crystal Red Shrimp, or the wild Orange Bee, or perhaps a combination. Wine Reds look very similar to Crystal Reds, with the exception of a mostly-red headgear, as well as deeper shades of red and more solid white.


  • Scientific Name: Caridina Cantonensis
  • Common Name: Wine Red Shrimp, Wine Red 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

To distinguish Wine Red Shrimp from Crystal Red Shrimp, pay attention to the headgear. Wine Reds have a almost all red head, and also exhibits deeper shades of red.