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Pure Black Line Shrimp

Pure Black Line Shrimp

You will receive Pure Black Line shrimp, also known as PBL. The shrimp you will receive will be sub adults, having a size around a half of an inch (.5 inches). The dwarf shrimp generally range from S to SS grade in pattern.

The Pure Black Line Crystal Shrimp (PBL) was introduced into the US market in early 2014. What separated PBL from normal crystal black shrimp was the fact that they are pure. Meaning, they had never been bred with golden bee shrimp to enhance the shrimp coloration. It is common practice for crystal breeders to use golden shrimp to enhance the overall white coloration on their crystal colonies. Therefore, PBL were developed through selective breeding over many generations.

Tank Parameters

  • Ph: 6.2 to 6.8
  • Gh: 4 to 6
  • Kh:  0 to 2
  • TDS: 100 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+
  • Decor: Malaysian Driftwood, Java Moss and Indian Almond Leaves


Customer Reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Alex Camacho
Gorgeous Shrimp

All arrived healthy and with beautiful coloration!

Jackie Lindsey
Very Happy

Truly lovely creatures were sent and packaged with great care. I absolutely will purchase again. They are thriving!

Adrian Perez
Definitely a must have.

They’re a beautiful addition to my tank they stand out great !

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