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rui kid

Hi,

 

I was offered these shrimps as being green shrimps (Caridina Babaulti).

They are not what I was expecting, since they look very diferent from some that I had before.

My problem is that I wanted to join them with red cherrys and I'm afraid that they might crosbreed.
Can someone please help me ID this species?

 

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fishmosy

I dont think they are greens. The head shape and rostrum are all wrong. Without knowing what shrimp are available in Portugal, any suggestion I make as to what species this is would be speculation.

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rui kid

Mistery undone. They are Neocaridina Heteropoda and they breed with the cherrys. So I'll give them away.
Thanks everybody.

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fishmosy

Neocaridina heteropoda is the old name for cherries, the current name is Neocaridina davidi.

So yes, cherries will definitely breed with cherries. Glad you got an ID.

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