Ruby Red

Ruby Red Shrimp

Ruby Reds are Wine Red Shrimp that have been selectively bred for more red.


  • Scientific Name: Caridina Cantonensis
  • Common Name: Ruby Red Shrimp, Ruby Red Taiwan Bee, Wine Red Shrimp, Wine Red Taiwan Bee
  • Origin: Taiwan
  • pH: 5.6-6.2
  • Temp: 68-74°F
  • TDS: 80-140
  • KH: 0-1
  • GH: 4-6
  • Fertility: Low
  • Difficulty: Hard

Grading and Variations

Ruby Reds should be a deep solid wine-red with no visible lines or gaps, with no or very small white markings on the head, back, and tail regions.  Dark red variations may be referred to as Wine Red.  Black Pandas are to CBS, as Ruby/Wine Reds are to CRS, i.e. deeper shades and an almost completely colored (red or black) headgear.

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