Price mentioned is for single fish.
Overview: Black Rili Shrimp could be a great addition to the aquarium as they are fun to watch and brings a lot of excitement. The striking black and white colors make them look unique. Since the white part appears more translucent, Black Rili Shrimp easily becomes the center of attraction. The best part about adding them is they act as aquarium cleaner and eat up most of the algae and waste. Very active and quick breeders, Black Rili Shrimp, are perfect for freshwater aquariums. If the tank is equipped with live plants, it works in favor of them. Whether you have a planted tank, or community tank, adding a Black Rili Shrimp is a good decision for algae control and waste management.
Habitat: They are suitable for any freshwater aquarium and can live happily there. Peaceful in nature and non-aggressive, they love living in community tanks. You can introduce them in tanks with live plants too. Black Rili Shrimps are great scavengers and could only contribute to benefits. They are easy to care and adaptable in nature. They attain the best coloration when they reach adulthood and are provided with ambient water conditions.
Water parameters: The minimum tank size should be 2 gallons for the Black Rili Shrimps to thrive peacefully. Although they can withstand a wide range of water parameters like temperature, pH, and hardness, try to maintain ambient conditions. Also, avoid sudden and high fluctuation.
As far as light is concerned, lower light intensity and dark substrate are the most suitable conditions for Black Rili Shrimp to attain the brightest colors.
Care Guidelines: Black Rili Shrimps are scavengers. In a well-established aquarium with algae growth and decaying plant materials, there is no need to feed anything specific to them. They continually feed on decomposing matter and algae and fill their stomach. However, if the tank is new and there are no algae or decaying plants, you can add quality dry foods and some plant content 2-4 times in a day. When the perfect water conditions and enough food are given, Black Rili Shrimp attains a maximum size of 2.5 - 3.8 cm.
Do You Know?
Due to their black and patched coloration, Black Rili Shrimps are also called as Carbon Rili Shrimp. They are the natives of Taiwan.
WARNING- Copper is toxic to invertebrates; therefore, avoid all types of food products, plant fertilizers, and medications that have copper in them in any form. If you have shrimps in your tank, always read the labels and make sure that the products you are using are copper-free.