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The Shrimp Tank

Bumble Bee Shrimp

 

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Common Name Bumble Bee
Scientific Name Caridina cf. breviata sp. "Bumble Bee"
Adult Size 2.5-3.0 CM or 1.0-1.2 inches
Water Temp 20°-25° C or 68°-77° F
pH Range 6.5-7.2
Water Hardness Soft
Fresh or Salt Water Freshwater
Larval Stage None. Young hatch as miniature versions of the adults
Difficulty Medium-Hard
Egg/Saddle Color Brown
Behavior Non-aggressive

 

General Information

Wild caught Bumble Bee shrimp have been available from time from wholesalers or in petstores. I have not seen many people keeping them long term in captivity.

Appearance

Bumble Bee Shrimp have bands of black and white on them. I also have a few indivdiuals that are red and white.

 

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