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Tiger shrimp 'Orange Eye'

Caridina mariae 'Tiger Orange Eye'
beautiful black tiger stripes dangerous name, absolutely peaceful shrimp easy to keep suitable for nano aquaria

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Our Blue Tiger shrimp do not have all blue offspring, and we sell the culls for a lower price.... more
GarnelenhausTiger shrimp 'Orange Eye'

Our Blue Tiger shrimp do not have all blue offspring, and we sell the culls for a lower price. They are transparent or only slightly blue, but they have the genes for Blue Tiger shrimp, and in their offspring, Blue Tiger shrimp will result.

The Tiger shrimp originates from South China. It 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. In nature, they are found in small streams and flooded grassland and reedy areas near those streams. Color and pattern may vary slightly, depending on the locaton the shrimp were originally collected.

Their basic body color is blueish-transparent, with the characteristic dark "tiger stripes" on the sides. Tiger shrimp "OE" (Orange Eye) always have light-colored eyes, the wild form is black-eyed. The tail fan is usually transparent, often it has tiny spots.

The Tiger shrimp "OE" (Caridina mariae "Tiger Orange Eye"), 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.

Tiger shrimp "OE" 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 Tiger shrimp will have everything they need.

When Tiger 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. 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 Tiger shrimp tanks are thus not really a problem.


Our tip for keeping Tiger shrimp!
Tiger shrimp "OE" feel the happiest when the pH is between 6 and 7.5, a total hardness of 5 -12° dGH (German hardness) and a carbonate hardness of 0 - 8° dKH (German hardness). The temperature should be between 20 and 25° 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 - 8.0
Total hardness up to 15° dGh
Carbonate hardness up to 12° dKh
Food omnivore

Article information
Manufacturer Garnelenhaus
Article number TG-K2
EAN number 80003458
Shipping weight 0,15 kg

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Garnelenhaus :: Tiger shrimp 'Orange Eye'
8 Apr 2020

Hat sich gut eingeleb.

8 Nov 2019

Wunderschöne Garnelen,Trotz Frost alle gesund und munter angekommen.Besonders schön, alle Größen sind dabei.

16 Jan 2019

Alle gesund und munter angekommen! Hübsche agile Tierchen

16 Feb 2017

Danke für die tolle Zusammenstellung der Tiere .Von hell bis dunkel Blau ist alles dabei.Die Tiger sind viel schöner als auf den Photos.
Sehr interesante Orange Eye.Ich werde gerne wieder hier kaufen.

17 Nov 2016

Schöne Tiere, kräftiger gefärbt als erwartet und putzmunter. Alles bestens, nur DHL hat mal wieder gebummelt:).

8 Jun 2016

Eigentlich kann ich die Qualität der bisher hier bestellten Tiere nur weiterempfehlen :)
Top muntere Tiere mit schöner Zeichnung :)

9 Feb 2016

immer auf axe!!! sehr schönes tierchen wenn auch schwer findbar im becken :-D

2 Dec 2015

Das sind wunderschöne Tiere! Kann ich nur empfehlen hier zu kaufen.
Und der Service ist einfach Klasse! Ein super großes Lob an Sie und Ihr gesamtes Team! So macht das kaufen Spaß.
Einfach SUUUUUPER!!!!!!

10 Sep 2013

Habe so eben mein Paket bekommen ging sehr schnell.Alle sind putzmunter und den Geweihschnecken gehts auch gut sie werden jetz eingewöhnt und warten darauf ins neue Becken zu kommen. Wie immer vom Garnelenhaus zu erwarten Top.Bestelle gerne wieder. ^^Dieser Onlineshop ist nur weiter zu empfehlen.

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