Shrimp Keepers/Aquascapers Community (BACOLOD CITY) by badflash » Fri Jan 06, 2006 8:45 pm, Post The Hino type CRS will sell from about $70-300 a piece depending on your country and what is the current demand. First of all, you need to have a good ratio of males and females. This is WAY too much food and will wreck your water quality in short order. If you are new to the shrimp hobby and want to get into the hobby please do not buy expensive shrimp. CRS are not the easiest shrimp to care for, but once you are setup and know what you are doing there should be no problems. by TheDragonLord » Wed Jan 04, 2006 2:46 pm, Post Today we talk about one of my personal favorite shrimp: the crystal red (and crystal black) shrimp. I now have 2 carrying eggs. cantonensis var. They are a little more fragile, not in the least due to extensive selective breeding, so skipping water changes is out of the question if … These shrimp are actually a color variant of the humble and diverse bee shrimp. Selective breeding has made crystal reds even more sensitive; this especially applies to the higher grades. Because of there inbred genes, it makes them more fragile and so even though many people are breeding these precious animals, many are dyeing in the hands of amateurs, travel packaging and from disease. There was a similar thread just a while ago, here it is: I've not raised these shrimp, but if water quality is important as these posts say, avoid wafer food. Sure it may be because they like the white, but probably because they plan to breed them. Crystal Red Shrimp Breeding Post by TheDragonLord » Wed Jan 04, 2006 10:46 pm I set up a 54 litre tank a month ago with mature sponges so the ammonia etc instantly got converted into nitrates, jammed it full of cambomba to use up ang nitrates and phosphates etc and put in 10 Crystal Red Shrimp. By Amaris, 3 years ago on Freshwater Invertebrates. CRS will give birth about once a month (sometimes longer) if you are lucky and the shrimplets will be able to reproduce in 1 -2 months time. They cost much less per shrimp via online on websites and forums, many people also offer free shipping like $20 or so for 20 or so shrimp, it is easy to get a good deal these days. RCS cost $1.50 - $3 (US) each at a pet store. Before attempting this money-guide make sure you have a composite knowledge of CRS, check out A GUIDE TO CRS for more information on Crystal Red Shrimp. Of course this method is not foolproof. Make sure you do not sell your larger females or berried females as these will be the most crucial to the reproduction of your Shrimp. Their ancestor, the bee shrimp, naturally occurs in fast-flowing, clean waters. THE forum on the internet dedicated to freshwater shrimp and other aquatic invertebrates! As you might see red cherry shrimps (RCS) and crystal red shrimp (CRS) have different genus, ... You cannot take a Yellow Shrimp and cross it with a Blue Pear Shrimp to create a “Green Shrimp.” Unfortunately, selective breeding is the only way to create a colorful strains. When you reach about 10 high quality shrimp it is probably a good idea to sell about half, or you risk having them all being wiped out by a freak event. As long as you are sensible in having the right water qualities and you make sure not to overfeed them, it is hard to go wrong. by GunmetalBlue » Thu Jan 05, 2006 7:42 pm, Post 0:54. Following this method you will soon end up with a tank full of A grade shrimp and a tank with more than a few Hino’s and maybe even a Mosura (SSS). Inducing Red Cherry Shrimp to breed only requires a sexed pair of shrimp, stable water p… 8 talking about this. COPYRIGHT (C) 2015 AQUARIUMINFO.ORG ALL RIGHTS RESERVED - PRIVACY POLICY | CONTACT, Setting up the Aquarium - Basic FOWLR setup. By keeping the temperature at 78° the temperature and water conditions perfect, females will soon become swollen with eggs. Most hobbyists refer to crystal red shrimp as CRS. Crystal Red (and Black) shrimp popularity is ever-increasing: this bee shrimp variety is relatively easy to keep, a large tank is not necessary and breeding them can be a fun and even profitable project.. ive never tried nerite snails, never even heard of then, what are they? Purchase 5-10 red cherry shrimp. Well the fact is a lot of people have thought of this idea and some people use it. The lower grades can be discarded or sold cheap (B and C), but the A offspring should be kept for breeding and eventually sold when there are enough in your tank. Why has no one else thought of this idea? Crystal Red Shrimp) is a popular and stunning freshwater dwarf shrimp, that is rapidly becoming one of the most popular shrimp in the hobby. Breeding the Crystal Red Shrimp. Crystal Red Shrimp: Keeping and Breeding Crystal Red Shrimp If successful, the high-grade shrimps can be sold from your home to offer a small income. Red Cherry Shrimp are one of the simplest animals to breed in the aquarium. The baby shrimp need very good water quality when born and also places to hide. Crystal Red shrimp care is actually a rather big undertaking. Breeding is what it's all about for most Crystal Red shrimp keepers: producing high grade shrimp can be very rewarding and some even make a little money off selling their home bred Crystal Reds. They originated from a mutation in the black bumble bee shrimp in Japan. Do not be afraid of the high price tags they command, because they will sell for the same price. Once females reach adulthood you can easily tell the difference between them. I put 3 of each into my breeder box inside their tank. Breeding the shrimp is not a long nor difficult process, they will readily spawn around once a month, if you have multiple females this can mean a lot of young baby shrimp!. Money making schemes can be extremely successful if properly executed, this does not have to be a large scale opperation, even those with small tanks will be able to turn over large sums of money. There are 3 main things to be concerned with when attempting to breed Red Cherry Shrimp, inducing breeding, breeding / carrying of eggs, and raising the young. S, S+ and SS are great to begin with because there offspring will undoubtedly be of a higher caliber compared to lesser grades, which means a bigger profit margin. This is an archived forum with lots of information. From a pregnant A grade shrimp , she gave birth to 2x Hino’s, a S grade and around 10 A grade shrimplets. Crystal red shrimp (Caridina cf. well the adults are in the same tank along with 2 apple snails to clean algae off the glass but they eat 3 algae wafers over night as theres now 20 adults as i added another 10 yesterday to try get some more females etc, and i change 25% of the water each week to make sure levels stay low and its crammed full of plants so there wont be very high levels anyway. If I bought ten A grade crystal red shrimp at this instant from a breeder and left them in my tank for a week, I could sell them back for the price I bought them on the same market due to their high demand. In this way it is very hard to lose money. The young shrimp will eat the same foods as adults. 669 669. Aquarists often enjoy trying to produce the highest grade of shrimps they can. Breeding the shrimp is not a long nor difficult process, they will readily spawn around once a month, if you have multiple females this can mean a lot of young baby shrimp!. by TheDragonLord » Fri Jan 06, 2006 2:47 pm, Post You have to be able to successfully keep any kind of shrimp alive without any health problems before this method can be attempted. You will want to begin breeding the shrimp ASAP. Keeping crystal red shrimp can be difficult because they require high levels of … Crystal red shrimp are pretty easy to keep, but they will do much better if you do a few things differently compared to cherry shrimp. Here is what has worked for me and what I suggest for other people if they want to try their hand at breeding crystal red shrimp. Why do you think people pay such ridiculous prices for higher quality shrimp? Crystal Red Shrimp Care. … ‘Crystal Red’) aquarium One great feature of most aquarium shrimp is their size. Crystal Red Shrimp Water Quality: Crystal red shrimp are a little more sensitive than most common dwarf shrimp. Due to the overbreeding the Crystal Red Shrimp can be more delicate and succeptable to diseases as well as slight … Breeding crystal red shrimp. Why not impress your friends and family by turning your aquarium into a natural planted aquarium. When a hobbyist is making the transition from Neocaridina to Caridina, the crystal red shrimp is a great option to start with. Crystal Red Shrimp is one of the most common species to be added to breeding tanks. In 1996 Hisayasu Suzuki of Japan discovered among his population of Black Bee shrimp a red one; and later two more. And so in this way the cycle goes on, the price stays high, the demand is always up and people are constantly breeding. B and C grade should be avoided, they will be of little use in building profit due to their lower prices. You can read more about “Breeding and Life Cycle of Red Cherry shrimp” right here. Breeding Crystal Red Shrimp. When you buy the shrimp you will want to buy the best quality you can afford but be aware that as the quality increases so does the sensitivity of the shrimp. Crystal red shrimp are stunning in color and pattern. The CRS is an entry level freshwater shrimp for the Caridina genus. Powiązane filmy. One of the most beautiful angelfish out there. Breeding crystal red shrimp. Now that you have successfully bought and constructed your very first aquarium, you are an accomplished aquarist. If everything is upkept you will soon have tiny crs shrimplets swimming around your aquarium (a very good feeling). Crystal Red shrimp & water quality Crystal Red shrimp have more demands when it comes to water values than many other dwarf shrimp. Aquatic plants grow and live in the aquarium and make any aquascape truely beautiful. If there are around 5 or 6 females in the tank this will mean's about 50 shrimplets a month, which, at an average price of $20ea, is at least $1000 dollars, thats alot of money for only 5 female shrimp. Click on the link below and continue. You may be asking HOW?? Breeding. Crystal red shrimp are a unique breed of shrimp that are fascinating to look at due to their red and white stripes. How long do they need to stay in their until they breed? cantonesnsis var. Crystal Red Shrimp is a severely inbred species and obtaining higher grades means that breeders will produce offspring from the same genetic strain. The S+ grade shrimp are very popular selling for around 40-50 dollars apiece. Tips: 1. Breeding Crystal Red Shrimp. S, S+ and SS grades will have a much higher initial cost, but it is well worth the investment. Shrimp Keepers/Aquascapers Community (BACOLOD CITY) Shrimp Keepers/Aquascapers Community (BACOLOD CITY) If all 3 variables are taken care of Red Cherry Shrimp will breed in an aquarium and their population will grow rapidly. Within each batch of fry from an SS grade, I have counted at least 3 SS grade being produced every time, proving it is easy to push your profit margins even further and increasing your avergae price. I set up a 54 litre tank a month ago with mature sponges so the ammonia etc instantly got converted into nitrates, jammed it full of cambomba to use up ang nitrates and phosphates etc and put in 10 Crystal Red Shrimp. Years of selective breeding have made this species very sensitive to poor water conditions. by TheDragonLord » Fri Jan 13, 2006 12:59 pm, Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited. by GunmetalBlue » Wed Jan 11, 2006 9:07 pm, Post The crystal red shrimp (called "red bee shrimp" in Japan) is a red and white variety specially bred for the aquarium hobby industry. 1 osoba mówi o tym. Usually from a batch of fry I am able to keep around 10 alive until they are fully grown. As with all shrimp, it can be very difficult to tell the difference between males and females at a juvenile stage. They are the red mutation of the wild bee shrimp. http://www.petshrimp.com/crystalredshrimp.html. The red crystal shrimp (Caridina cf. However, new posts are not allowed at this point. For more in depth information in this step visit. AKA "Indian thread fin" Share this with your friends. Breeding Crystal Red Shrimp and Crystal Black Shrimp One of the biggest misunderstandings in shrimp keeping is which shrimp are compatible. I have some crystal red shrimp and some cherry shrimp. When female shrimp are "berried", or have eggs ready for fertilisation, the saddle shape will appear more prominent, and eggs will appear underneath her abdomen. To make money with the crs, it is necessary to successfully breed them. 14 osób mówi o tym. Red Cherry Shrimp have no larval stages like most saltwater and many freshwater shrimp have. by badflash » Thu Jan 12, 2006 2:33 am, Post Post by Balik » Thu Dec 22, 2005 6:38 pm I am trying to breed Crystal Red Shrimp and Cherry Red in 15 G Tank with sand substrate. When they grow to around 1cm in length look at the colours on them, at this stage it is fairly easy to pick out your higher grades. If you're getting started with your own Crystal Red shrimp colony, the various different grades and color patterns might prove rather confusing. Wouldnt it be great to enjoy the hobby and bring in a small bonus? ? This is a means of "selectively breeding" the shrimp to obtain higher grades. They don’t need a large tank at all and they’re actually one of the only animals that can be kept in aquariums as small as 5 gallons in volume. Breeding Crystal Red Shrimp. by TheDragonLord » Sat Jan 07, 2006 7:18 am, Post Both these shrimp types are in same tank. Before attempting this money-guide make sure you have a composite knowledge of CRS, check out A GUIDE TO CRS for more information on Crystal Red Shrimp. Post Tank size should be at least 20 gallons. 1. As you can see over time it will definitely stack up to be a lot of money. This will supply you with the basic knowledge and understanding to send you on your way. This is good, but it is often that the eggs will disappear suddenly and there will not be any shrimplets. 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