Green Babaulti Shrimp (Caridina babaulti ’green’)


The Green Babaulti Shrimp is a uniquely patterned wild form of dwarf shrimp found in freshwater habitats throughout Southwestern India. Like most related species and variants, it is relatively hardy and undemanding in the aquarium, but will do best with the addition of some aquarium salt or light brackish conditions. An omnivore and voracious algae grazer by nature, they prefer with a diet high in vegetable matter or algae and with ample cover in the aquarium in the form of plants or hardscape.

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Green Babaulti Shrimp (Caridina babaulti ’green’)

Origin: Wild India
Diet: Scavenger and generalist like most shrimp. An excellent algae grazer.
Adult Size: 1″
Recommended Tank Size: 10 gallon
Compatibility: Peaceful and compatible with other shrimp or small peaceful fish species

Preferred Water Parameters
pH:                          6.7 – 7.8
Temp:                     72-80F
Ammonia:              0ppm
Nitrite:                    0ppm
Nitrate:                  <30ppm