Common Name: Amano or Yamato Shrimp
Scientific name: Caridina Multidentata
Wild Origin: Korean, Japan
Maximum Size: 6 – 7.8 cm or 2.5 – 3 inch
Amano Shrimp Care:
Tank Parameters Required:
pH – 6.6 to 7.6
gH – 4 to 15
kH – 1-5
TDS – 100-200
Temperature – 22 to 26°C or 71.6 to 82°F
Temperament: Omnivore/Semi-aggressive – opportunistic eater.
Breeding: Extremely Hard – Brackish water is needed for zoes to survive initial stages of life.
The amano or yamato shrimps is renown for it’s hair algae eating talent.
*All pictures shown are for illustration purposes only. Actual product may vary due to natural variation with livestock*