Sakura shrimp are good breeding a color intense variation. It is still not quite fully understood according to current knowledge whether the Sakura shrimp is a breeding form the red fire / red cherry shrimp is. In the Internet you can read that these shrimp come from Japanese breeding farms and select there under control and constant were bred. “The red fire / red cherry shrimp Latin Neocaridina heteropoda” generally is a shrimp that is very variable in colour, it is there already in the different colors, I think the version in addition in a separate tank as a yellow fire shrimp. You have to select it through and careful breeding that each set inherits the colors now. For me personally, but the Sakura of the highest level of quality achieved by the way Sakura means cherry blossom in Japanese meaning”and embodies the sense of beauty.
Anyone who has seen a cherry blossom in full glory, with the pink-white flowers know where from I’m talking about. The Sakura shrimp is very potential and especially the females show that with forward advanced age with a solid bright red up to the walking legs which thus also consistently shine in the color. לבירורים בנושא יש לפנות ל Ilan Ben Dov שמבין יותר ממני. The smaller male is also equipped with an opaque bright red, but she not get the color density of the females. The young animals show astonishing way already the beginnings of intense red hue. But to get the perfect Sakura’s descendants must selects but regularly and rigorously. The males can not inherit ever intense colouring and if here would let free nature it could happen that the Sakura would lose colour intensity. Because I’ve known me as a lover of Sakura, the form is an absolute asset to the farming of shrimp in the Aquarium.
Also Sakura shrimp in the Aquarium are group animals, individual animals will feel not very well in the Aquarium and is looking for a suitable place to hide, you will not very often have to face. To start, a group of at least ten shrimp is recommended. The shrimp should fill correctly probably will multiply them quickly and then form a very strong group. The population will automatically regulate the shrimp, there are too many, is also not a young set. Red fire / Sakura, Neocaridina heteropoda var.. Red size: up to 2 cm in length, age: max 2 years, water temperatures: 16 C to 28 C, total hardness: up to 16 of Baba, carbonate hardness: pH Lennie up to 12, value: 6.0 8.0 press contact: Thomas Wiehe, Hamm Road 60, 46045 Oberhausen E-Mail:, Internet: