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Hi guys.


One of my cherry red girls is carrying light blue eggs? Never experienced this before and when I look on google people seem to have only experienced green eggs being carried. Help, please. Working on getting a photo of I can but proving difficult




These are the photos I could get off her. But hopefully, it shows. Very blue in real life. Camera isn’t good

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Nice looking shrimp you got there! Really heavily berried too!

Don't worry, cherries are notorious for having weird multi coloured eggs all the time 😄 From the looks of it the eggs seem to be just an odd bluish shade of white but that shouldn't be any cause for alarm. Just keep an eye on her an in a week or so you should end up with loads of babies!

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That's weird.... there's a "blueberry" shrimp, that supposedly has blue eggs, but they seem to be pretty uncommon.... but they are a different species from cherry shrimp. Both Neocaridina though.


Egg color is determined by genetics and diet. Haven't heard of anything changing their eggs to blue yet though!

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