icon

Free shipping on orders over $100. Some exclusions may apply. Learn more by clicking here.

{"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;\"\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. 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","published_at":"2017-05-31T00:46:36-04:00","created_at":"2017-06-01T00:24:19-04:00","vendor":"Caridina","type":"Caridina","tags":["Active Substrate_Required","Care Level_Moderate","caridina","crystal","red","Shrimp Type_Caridina: Crystal","soft water"],"price":699,"price_min":699,"price_max":5499,"available":true,"price_varies":true,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":32268432015462,"title":"Imported \/ 1 Shrimp","option1":"Imported","option2":"1 Shrimp","option3":null,"sku":"CAR96","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Crystal Red Shrimp - Imported \/ 1 Shrimp","public_title":"Imported \/ 1 Shrimp","options":["Imported","1 Shrimp"],"price":699,"weight":340,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":311,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":"","requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_allocations":[]},{"id":41824570116,"title":"Imported \/ 5 Shrimp","option1":"Imported","option2":"5 Shrimp","option3":null,"sku":"CAR96","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":{"id":27180282948,"product_id":11066899972,"position":1,"created_at":"2017-07-04T11:36:58-04:00","updated_at":"2017-07-04T11:36:58-04:00","alt":null,"width":700,"height":467,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2046\/4839\/products\/crystal_red.jpg?v=1499182618","variant_ids":[41824570116]},"available":true,"name":"Crystal Red Shrimp - Imported \/ 5 Shrimp","public_title":"Imported \/ 5 Shrimp","options":["Imported","5 Shrimp"],"price":2999,"weight":340,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":51,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":"","featured_media":{"alt":null,"id":415700910182,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":1.499,"height":467,"width":700,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2046\/4839\/products\/crystal_red.jpg?v=1499182618"}},"requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_allocations":[]},{"id":32268432244838,"title":"Imported \/ 10 Shrimp","option1":"Imported","option2":"10 Shrimp","option3":null,"sku":"CAR96","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Crystal Red Shrimp - Imported \/ 10 Shrimp","public_title":"Imported \/ 10 Shrimp","options":["Imported","10 Shrimp"],"price":5499,"weight":340,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":25,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":"","requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_allocations":[]}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2046\/4839\/products\/crystal_red.jpg?v=1499182618"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2046\/4839\/products\/crystal_red.jpg?v=1499182618","options":["Origin","Pack Size"],"media":[{"alt":null,"id":415700910182,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":1.499,"height":467,"width":700,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2046\/4839\/products\/crystal_red.jpg?v=1499182618"},"aspect_ratio":1.499,"height":467,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2046\/4839\/products\/crystal_red.jpg?v=1499182618","width":700}],"requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_groups":[],"content":"\u003ch1 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003c\/h1\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. 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

Product Description

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

 

$6.99
Maximum quantity available reached.

Customer Reviews

Based on 228 reviews
90%
(206)
3%
(6)
3%
(7)
2%
(5)
2%
(4)
E
Emily Bolduc
Will order again

Ordered some Crystal Reds and they are all healthy and acclimating well. Shipped all the way to SF Bay Area California, shipping was very fast once the order was processed. Packaging was great along with detailed instructions for acclimation. I was nervous about using USPS but they arrived the day after they were shipped out. Appreciate their quarantine practices to ensure that you are getting healthy livestock. Will order again for things I can’t source locally. Check out their YouTube channel, Rob the owner is a total gem!

B
Brian Barboza
Arrived healthy and doing well

Purchased 10 and recieved 11. All were healthy and they are growing quick.

C
Carina Blair

Crystal Red Shrimp

K
Katherine Morgan
Awesome shrimp!

I ordered these crystal red shrimp to start a breeding colony. They all arrived alive. The job that Flip Aquatics does packaging these shrimp is AMAZING!! I wish all packages were treated with such care! All the shrimp were alive and thriving. I got them all acclimated and they're doing great. Flip is the ONLY place I buy shrimp from. They are the BEST

C
Chad Culbreth
Really happy

They came in great I likes how well they did with the packaging and they also threw in a extra one which was really nice ... they are doing really well I was nervous and tried to take every precaution I could it's my first time with theses type ..overall I would different purchase from them again

Related Products