Scientific Name: Neocaridina var. “blue”
Ease of Care: Easy
Approximate Arrival Size: Small: .25 inch
Approximate Full Size: .75 inches
Native Region: Asia
These tiny freshwater shrimp make for a very interesting display for a shrimp species aquarium. They are a beautiful blue, and stand out very well against light colored substrate and bright green plants. Blueberry shrimp will eat both algae and fish food, so they are not very picky about what they eat. These colorful shrimp will be quickly eaten by nearly any aquarium fish, which would make this shrimp a very expensive meal. It is best to set up these decorative shrimp in a shrimp specific aquarium for their safety. Its recommended aquarium size is 5+ Gallons.