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Yellow Shrimp

Yellow Shrimp


Yellow Shrimp is another morph of the Cherry Shrimp, and shares its hardy and prolific characteristics.


  • Scientific Name: Neocaridina Davidi (Heteropoda)
  • Common Name: Yellow Shrimp, Sakura Yellow, (Painted) Fire Yellow
  • Origin: Taiwan
  • pH: 6.0-8.0
  • Temp: 64-84°F
  • TDS: 80-400
  • KH: 0-10
  • GH: 4-14
  • Fertility: High
  • Difficulty: Easy

Grading and Variations

Yellow shrimp follow the same grading guide as Red Cherry shrimp: Cherry, Sakura, and Fire. The Cherry grade is transparent with specks of yellow across its body. The Sakura is a more translucent yellow, having only minor lines of dots of clear through its carapace. The Fire is entirely yellow and has no obvious lines anywhere on its body. Painted Fire is referred to Fire grades that are completely opaque, and its saddles and eggs are on visible when viewed through high lighting.

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