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post #16 of 20 (permalink) Old 09-10-2012, 10:17 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by xenxes View Post
All neocaridina heteropoda and neocaridina palmata are easy to keep, also malawa shrimp. You have more options than just RCS.

Red rili x. RCS = rcs, rili of various grades; red rilis are derived from RCS
Red rili x. Yellow, Orange, Brown, Black = wild form brown / brown rili patterns of various kinds

Epicfish sells plain RCS for about $1/shrimp shipped (20 for $22.50), my LFS sells RCS for $4-6, most sellers have DOA guarantee. Most hobbyists know how to ship shrimp, it's not hard. quarantine shrimp for 3 days + foam-lined box + clean water + breather bag + moss + cushion does 99.9% fine with just Priority mail.

I say go for fire reds, or at least Sakura, maybe $2/piece shipped.

I did some minor reading about sakura ... they look very stunning. However -- they are slightly pricey.

Anyone have a reputable dealer?
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post #17 of 20 (permalink) Old 10-12-2012, 02:32 AM
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post #18 of 20 (permalink) Old 04-01-2015, 05:41 PM
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I live in Orlando and was just wondering if you still have any cheery shrimp for sale.
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Hey JEden, are you selling locally? I'm in Brandon.
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post #20 of 20 (permalink) Old 06-18-2015, 10:58 AM
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I live in ft. Myers and have about 350 rcs if ya need any pm me
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