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Caridina Serrata Hong Kong (Larry)

Origin: Asia.
Appearance: These shrimp look like tiger shrimp but the tiger motif is more variable. The females have a bigger colour variation.
Sexing: Females are bigger and more robust.
Life span: Up to 2 years.
Size: 3 to 5cm.
Sexually mature: When they are about 1.5cm.
Gestation: 3 to 4 weeks.
Character: Peaceful.
Tank setup: Normal setup for shrimp with Java moss and plants with small leafs.
Waterconditions: Temperature of 14-28ºC with an acidity of approximately pH6.5 and a water hardness of 8-20dGH.
Feeding: Will eat algae, excessive food, cooked vegetables and detritus. Leafs from beach, alder and oak trees will be eaten as well.
Breeding: Breeding is easy. In general they will have eggs every 6 weeks.
Tank mates: Can be kept with other shrimp species, small fish and large crayfish.
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