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White Orchid

White Orchid


The White Orchid Shrimp originates from Lake Poso, its natural habitat retains a temperature of 82F, pH 8.1, TDS 110, GH 5, KH 4, and dissolved oxygen of 7.05 mg/L. Stability and highly oxygenated waters are a must for this delicate species. Hobbyists however have had success keeping this species in as low as pH 7.4.


  • Scientific Name: Caridina “White Orchid”
  • Common Name: White Orchid, Sulawesi White Orchid
  • Origin: Sulawesi
  • pH: 7.4-8.4
  • Temp: 76-82°F
  • TDS: 80-140
  • KH: 0-6
  • GH: 4-9
  • Fertility: Medium
  • Difficulty: Hard

Grading and Variations

White orchids are clear-to-white in body coloration, varying degrees of white striping, and covered with specks of brown and black across its body.

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