Cherry Shrimp (Neocaridina davidi)

Series of measured illustrations of the Cherry Shrimp

Shrimp such as the Cherry Shrimp (Neocaridina davidi) are common in aquaria because of their dwarf and docile nature besides ease of care. They are green-brown, though other colors may exist. The Cherry Shrimp is a diurnal Decapoda in the family Atyidae, with females being more ostentatious than males. Females can also be identified by a saddle on their stomachs other than color. It is also called Red Cherry Shrimp and feeds on algae. Look for them in freshwater ponds or streams with dense plants or rocky substrate in Taiwan if you can’t find them in aquariums.

The Cherry Shrimp has an overall length between 1.25”-1.5” (3.2-3.8 cm), body width of .2”-.28” (5-7 mm), body height of .24”-.28” (6-7 mm), and weight between .1-.2 oz (3-5 g). The typical lifespan of the Cherry Shrimp is between 1-2 years.

Details

*Under Development*

Height:
.24”-.28” | 6-7 mm
Width:
.2”-.28” | 5-7 mm
Depth:
Length:
1.25”-1.5” | 3.2-3.8 cm
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Weight:
.1-.2 oz | 3-5 g
Area:
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Scientific Name:
Neocaridina davidi
Lifespan:
1-2 years

Properties

Drawings include:

Cherry Shrimp top view, side

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Crustaceans are large group of anthropods that are typically found in freshwater or marine environments with few land-dwelling crustaceans, such as woodlice, and non-mobile creatures, such as barnacles. Crustaceans have a segmented body comprised of the head, thorax, abdomen and symmetrical legs.

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