Can a Cherry Shrimp be kept alone?

A Cherry Shrimp, also known as the Neocaridina, is a great pet to have, especially if you get one that has a bold color. So, can one of these be kept alone or do you need a group? You can find out in this article from Aquarium Blueprints. Can a Cherry Shrimp live alone? A … Read more

Will Red Cherry Shrimps eat Guppy fry?

Red Cherry Shrimps and Guppies live in similar water parameters. So, if you decide to keep both of these species in the same fish tank, do you have to worry about your Red Cherry Shrimps eating Guppy fry? You can find out in this article from Aquarium Blueprints. To start off, it should be noted … Read more

Why your Cherry Shrimps are not red

The most common Neocaridina Shrimps available in the aquarium hobby is the Red Cheery Shrimp. If your pet inverts do not appear as red as that what you may have been expecting, then you can check out this article at Aquarium Blueprints to see this may be happening. Explanation #1 The first explanation as to … Read more

Can you mix different colors of Cherry Shrimps?

Cherry Shrimps, also known as Neocaridina Shrimps, come in many color variations. So, can you mix different colors of these inverts together in the same tank? You can find out in this article at Aquarium Blueprints. Quick Summary You are able to mix many different Cherry Shrimps together as long as they are from Neocaridina … Read more

Do Cherry Shrimp tanks need water changes?

Once you have your shrimp tank set up and running, you shouldn’t have to do much maintenance. So, do Cherry Shrimp tanks need water changes? You can find out in this article at Aquarium Blueprints. Quick Summary You can avoid doing a water change for your Cherry Shrimp tank as long as your tank water … Read more

How to safely reduce ammonia, nitrites and nitrates in a Cherry Shrimp tank

Ammonia and nitrites can be extremely toxic for your Cherry Shrimps. Long term exposure to high concentration of nitrates will also cause health issues for these inverts. To see how you can safely reduce ammonia, nitrites and nitrates without harming your shrimps, you can take a look at this article from Aquarium Blueprints. What are … Read more