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{"id":11066899972,"title":"Crystal Red Shrimp","handle":"crystal-red-shrimp","description":"\u003ch1 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003c\/h1\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003ePlease Note: These Shrimp are going through our\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/flipaquatics.com\/pages\/30-day-quarantine\" title=\"30 Day Holding Period\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/flipaquatics.com\/pages\/30-day-quarantine\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e30 Day Holding Period\u003c\/a\u003e. If purchased, they will ship on or\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eafter\u003cspan\u003e \u003cspan style=\"color: #ff2a00;\"\u003eJuly 11th\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #ff2a00;\"\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e.\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003eCrystal Red Shrimp\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eYou will receive Crystal Red Shrimp, also known as CRS. The pet shrimp you will receive will be sub adults, having a size around a half of an inch (.5 inches). The shrimp generally range from S to SS grade in pattern.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eCrystal red shrimp are stunning in color and pattern. They are the red mutation of the wild bee shrimp. Most hobbyists refer to crystal red shrimp as CRS. The CRS is an entry level freshwater shrimp for the Caridina genus. When a hobbyist is making the transition from Neocaridina to Caridina, the crystal red shrimp is a great option to start with. While crystal red require a lower PH, they can still live in condition that are slightly alkaline (PH above 7). \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe grading scale for CRS is somewhat difficult to comprehend at first. Here are the grades in order of highest to lowest: SSS, SS, S, A, B and C. The higher the grade (SSS), the less red the shrimp will have. So, a C grade shrimp will be almost all red while an SSS grade shrimp will be almost completely white. The other way to grade the shrimp is by color and how solid the color is versus being transparent in color. 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When a hobbyist is making the transition from Neocaridina to Caridina, the crystal red shrimp is a great option to start with. While crystal red require a lower PH, they can still live in condition that are slightly alkaline (PH above 7). \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe grading scale for CRS is somewhat difficult to comprehend at first. Here are the grades in order of highest to lowest: SSS, SS, S, A, B and C. The higher the grade (SSS), the less red the shrimp will have. So, a C grade shrimp will be almost all red while an SSS grade shrimp will be almost completely white. The other way to grade the shrimp is by color and how solid the color is versus being transparent in color. Shrimp with poor color are usually culled (separated) from the colony. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eHere are the tank conditions we keep our CRS at:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"text-decoration: underline;\"\u003eTank Parameters\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePh:\u003c\/strong\u003e 6.6 to 6.9\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGh:\u003c\/strong\u003e 5 to 7\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eKh: \u003c\/strong\u003e 0 to 2\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTDS:\u003c\/strong\u003e 130 to 160\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTemp:\u003c\/strong\u003e 68 to 74\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"text-decoration: underline;\"\u003eTank Equipment\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eFilter:\u003c\/strong\u003e Matten Filter\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSubstrate:\u003c\/strong\u003e Brightwell Rio Escuro or Cafe Soil, Fluval Shrimp Stratum\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eWater:\u003c\/strong\u003e RO\/DI Water remineralized with Salty Shrimp Gh+ or Gh\/Kh+\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDecor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Malaysian Driftwood, Java Moss and Indian Almond Leaves\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e"}

Crystal Red Shrimp

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Product Description

Please Note: These Shrimp are going through our 30 Day Holding Period. If purchased, they will ship on or after July 11th.

Crystal Red Shrimp

You will receive Crystal Red Shrimp, also known as CRS. The pet shrimp you will receive will be sub adults, having a size around a half of an inch (.5 inches). The shrimp generally range from S to SS grade in pattern.

Crystal red shrimp are stunning in color and pattern. They are the red mutation of the wild bee shrimp. Most hobbyists refer to crystal red shrimp as CRS. The CRS is an entry level freshwater shrimp for the Caridina genus. When a hobbyist is making the transition from Neocaridina to Caridina, the crystal red shrimp is a great option to start with. While crystal red require a lower PH, they can still live in condition that are slightly alkaline (PH above 7). 

The grading scale for CRS is somewhat difficult to comprehend at first. Here are the grades in order of highest to lowest: SSS, SS, S, A, B and C. The higher the grade (SSS), the less red the shrimp will have. So, a C grade shrimp will be almost all red while an SSS grade shrimp will be almost completely white. The other way to grade the shrimp is by color and how solid the color is versus being transparent in color. Shrimp with poor color are usually culled (separated) from the colony. 

Here are the tank conditions we keep our CRS at:

Tank Parameters

  • Ph: 6.6 to 6.9
  • Gh: 5 to 7
  • Kh:  0 to 2
  • TDS: 130 to 160
  • Temp: 68 to 74

Tank Equipment

  • Filter: Matten Filter
  • Substrate: Brightwell Rio Escuro or Cafe Soil, Fluval Shrimp Stratum
  • Water: RO/DI Water remineralized with Salty Shrimp Gh+ or Gh/Kh+
  • Decor: Malaysian Driftwood, Java Moss and Indian Almond Leaves

 

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Paddy Killen
Cyrtal Reds

Good quality mixed grade shrimp

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M.B.
Awesome shrimp and great customer service!

Love these shrimp! I have ordered them twice but unfortunately had a few DOAs on second order. Flip Aquatics immediately fixed the issue and sent out replacements for the ones I lost. They came in healthy and beautiful! Thank you, Flip!

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Curran Meek
Great Shrimp

All shrimp arrived plus a few extra. They are looking good and acclimating well. The bags were hard to open but that’s a small nitpick, overall Flip Aquatics is consistently good

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Natasha VH
Awesome!

Little guys arrived healthy and alive! They did arrive a little late but Flip Aquatic's is not at fault. Awesome customer care as well!

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Vern Viehe
Great purchase

Very high quality, high grade, healthy shrimp, live arrival with a few extras. I’m very happy with Flip and will purchase from them again.

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