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Amano Shrimp (Caridina multidentata) - also known as Japonica or Yamato Shrimp

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Amano Shrimp (Caridina multidentata)

Amano Shrimp are the most adaptable shrimp in the hobby. They can live in nearly every water condition. They are peaceful and can live side by side with other dwarf shrimp species. They are known to be ravenous eaters and often make off with a big lump of food - take this into account when feeding.

This is one of the largest dwarf shrimp species in the hobby. Fully grown Amano reach between 4 and 6 cms in length and are therefore a good addition to community tanks even with bigger fish.

If you have any questions beforehand, don't hesitate to contact us- We are happy to answer any question and guide you through the process!

Ideal water parameters:
PH: 6.0-7.8
Temp: 19-23 C.
TDS: 80-400

When introducing them to their new tank, please acclimatise them slowly in a bowl over a period of several hours, mixing your tank water with the water they came in, slowly increasing the amount of tank water until you have a mixture of 1/3 transport and 2/3 tank water. After that net them out and put them into their new home. It is normal for the shrimp to lose a little colour during transport. As soon as they are in their new tank they will colour back up to their full intensity.

Please reply to the order confirmation email with a delivery date that would suit you best. We are sending out shrimp from Monday-Thursday via Royal Mail Special Delivery so they will arrive by 1 pm the next day. They will be packaged in breather bags and a well padded box. If we do not hear back from you, we will choose a despatch date at our own discretion.

Live Arrival Guarantee

Shipping shrimp done right is very safe and uncomplicated. But even with the most care, deaths can sometimes occur.  Should a shrimp die during transport, we will refund the cost of this shrimp. In such a case please inform us within an hour of delivery with a picture of the dead shrimp. If there was extensive damage to the packaging, we would be grateful for a picture of the box as well.

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If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to get in touch. We appreciate that buying livestock on the internet can be daunting and is a matter of trust. We do everything we can to assure you that we take the utmost care to ensure we deliver healthy and good quality animals to your door.
Our responsibility does not stop after delivery, we are here to guide you through all aspects of shrimp keeing. If you have any questions before or after purchase, please don't hesitate to send us an email or give us a ring!

These are not our shrimp - this video is only an example! Our shrimps can be seen in the pictures up top!

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