Should you separate pregnant Cherry Shrimps?

When checking out the Cherry Shrimps in your tank, you may notice that some of the females may be carrying eggs. So, should you separate these egg carriers from the rest of the inhabitants in your tank? You can find out in this article from Aquarium Blueprints. Tank Mates The biggest factor you should consider, … Read more

Do Cherry Shrimps attack each other?

Neocaridina Shrimps, which has the common name of Cherry Shrimps, are known to be mostly peaceful. So, are these pet inverts capable of attacking each other? You can find out in this article from Aquarium Blueprints. Based on our experience, Cherry Shrimps will attack each other when they are extremely hungry. Without enough food around, … Read more

Do Cherry Shrimps eat their molts?

If you keep Cherry Shrimps, also known as Neocaridina Shrimps, in your tank, then you will eventually white molted shells appear. So, will your shrimps eat these old, discarded parts? You can find out in this guide from Aquarium Blueprints. Why your Cherry Shrimps need to molt In order to continue growing, your Cherries need … Read more

How to prevent your Baby Cherry Shrimps from dying

Your Cherry Shrimps (which is also known as the Neocaridina Shrimps) may end up breeding in your tank, causing babies to appear. To see how you can prevent these infants from passing away, you can take a look at this article from Aquarium Blueprints. Feeding your Baby Cherry Shrimps Newly born Cherry Shrimps will eat … Read more

Should you remove a dead Cherry Shrimp from the tank?

Cherry Shrimps, also known as Neocaridina Shrimps, only live at a maximum of two years. Not to mention that these inverts are pretty sensitive when it comes to water parameters. Therefore, you may see an occasional dead shrimp in your aquarium. So, should you remove these dead Cherry Shrimps from your fish tank? You can … Read more

How to hatch Cherry Shrimp eggs

If you have both males and female Cherry Shrimps (also known as Neocardinia Davidi Shrimps), then you may eventually find shrimp eggs in your tank. To see how you can hatch these eggs and increase the population of your colony, you can check out this guide from Aquarium Blueprints. How to hatch Cherry Shrimp eggs … Read more

Do Cherry Shrimps like sand?

When it comes to adding a substrate to your Cherry Shrimp tank, you can use sand. So, does the Neocaridina species enjoy living in this substrate type? You can find out in this article from Aquarium Blueprints. What are the benefits of adding sand in your shrimp tank? The main benefit of using sand as … Read more

Do Cherry Shrimps like Java Moss?

One of the easiest plants you can grow in your fish tank is Java Moss. So, do your Cherry Shrimps like this type of plant? You can find out in this article from Aquarium Blueprints. What is Java Moss? Java Moss is a stringy plant that is free-floating, which means that it shouldn’t be buried … Read more