Yellow Cheek

Yellow Cheek Shrimp

The Yellow Cheek Shrimp originates from Lake Towuti, its natural habitat retains a temperature of 84F, pH 8.4, TDS 150-180, GH 6, KH 4, and dissolved oxygen of 7.15 mg/L. Stability and highly oxygenated waters are a must for this species.


  • Scientific Name: Caridina cf. Spinata
  • Common Name: Yellow Cheek Shrimp, Red Goldflake Shrimp, Sulawesi Yellow Cheek
  • Origin: Sulawesi
  • pH: 7.4-8.4
  • Temp: 80-84°F
  • TDS: 80-140
  • KH: 0-6
  • GH: 4-9
  • Fertility: Medium
  • Difficulty: Hard

Grading and Variations

Harlequin shrimp are clear in body coloration, with deep red stripes around the length of its body.

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