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Crystal Red / Red Bee - K8

Caridina logemanni 'Crystal Red'
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Beautiful red and white color variant of the Bee shrimp ... The red color morph of the Bee... more
GarnelenhausCrystal Red / Red Bee - K8

Beautiful red and white color variant of the Bee shrimp ...

The red color morph of the Bee shrimp from South China can grow to a maximal body length of 3 cm and reach an age of around 2 years. The males stay slightly smaller than the females and do not get as plump.

The body color of the Red Bee shrimp is red, interrupted by white horizontal bands. In K8 shrimp, the red band on the abdomen is reduced to a mere spot or circle ... they are also called Hinomaru (rising sun) shrimp. If this spot is divided by a white line, it is called a No Entry Sign. The tail fan of this color variant of the Red Bee shrimp is usually red and white or all white.

The Crystal Red / Red Bee, like most freshwater shrimp, is an omnivore and will eat just about any food. The species is very peaceful, other aquarium inhabitants have nothing to fear from them. You can easily keep them together with fish that do not predate on shrimp.

Red Bee shrimp do not have any special requirements regarding the aquarium decoration ... here you can use your imagination freely. The shrimp are happy with a little moss and driftwood ... and if there are some hiding-places like tubes or brown autumn leaves (oak or beech) in the tank, your Crystal Red shrimp will have everything they need.

When Red Bee shrimp have adapted to their environment and when they are happy, the females will relase up to 30 fully developed shrimplets every 5 to 6 weeks. They have the red and white pattern from the first few days on. In well-planted tanks with lots of places to hide, some of the young shrimp will even grow up in the presence of fish.
Our practical experience is that this number of surviving shrimp offspring is only realistic under the most optimal conditions. Usually, the shrimp will get berried every two to three months or so, and not all offspring will reach adulthood. Overpopulated Bee shrimp tanks are thus not really a problem.


Our tip for keeping Red Bees!
Red Bee shrimp feel the happiest when the pH is between 6 and 7, a total hardness of 5 - 6° dGH (German hardness) and a carbonate hardness of 0 - 1° dKH (German hardness). The temperature should be between 20 and 23° C ... varied food (predominantly of vegetable origin, and frozen food fed sparingly) contributes to heathly, vital, happy shrimp.

(   )  bred by us
(✔)  bred in Germany
(   )  bred internationally
(   )  collected from nature


Data and water parameters
Size up to 3 cm
Age up to 2 years
Behaviour very peaceful
Temperature 18 - 27 °C
pH 6.0 - 7.5
Total hardness
up to 16° dGh
Carbonate hardness
up to 12° dKh
Food omnivore

Article information
Manufacturer Garnelenhaus
Article number CR-K8
EAN number 80003359
Shipping weight 0,15 kg

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Garnelenhaus :: Crystal Red / Red Bee - K8
18 Oct 2020

Fit und munter angekommen,der Weißanteil ist gut . Lieferung und Kommunikation sind in diesem Shop sehr gut!

15 May 2020

Schnelle Lieferung! Und vor allem gesunde und schöne Tiere.

19 Apr 2020

Die Tiere kamen putzmunter an und haben eine super Qualität.

6 Feb 2020

Tiere machen einen gesunden Eindruck. Klasse verpackt. 1A

30 Dec 2019

Wunderschön gefärbte Tiere, genau wie auf dem Bild in der Anzeige. Kamen gut Verpackt an und sind absolut fit und gesund.
Wirklich ein perfekter Kauf, absolute Empfehlung.

6 Feb 2019

Die kleinen kamen Wohlverpackt an und waren auch trotz der kalten Temperaturen draußen sehr aktiv in Ihrem Beutel - mittlerweile sind sie im Eimer und werden langsam an das Wasser gewöhnt und auch hier sind sie schon absolut klasse gefärbt!

1 May 2018

Tolle Tiere! Alle sind gesund angekommen. Sie haben kräftige Farben und sind sehr aktiv! Ich bin begeistert!

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