Red Cherry Shrimp Resources Page


Above is a photo of Neocaridina heteropoda– some Red Cherry Shrimp and some of the wild-Type shrimp (don’t keep them together unless you’re prepared for them to interbreed!) Pardon the blue gravel–I didn’t choose it!

Here’s a closeup on a mature female…the red is a bit washed out in the photo, but you get the idea…


Click here to listen to Rus being interviewed about pet shrimp by author Bob Tarte on

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