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01-23-2013 01:43 AM
wicca27 ha i so thought about informing them it was not a neo but kinda funny someone in the fish/invert biz would get it wrong
01-22-2013 10:44 PM
Originally Posted by dougolasjr View Post
I thought if it was on the internets it had to be true.
I read that on the internet, so it must be true :P
01-22-2013 10:39 PM
dougolasjr That picture made me laugh. The kids face is priceless
01-22-2013 10:35 PM
Kitsune_Gem It's labeled as Neocaridina sp.
My first thought was a Pumpkin of some sort.
01-22-2013 02:20 PM
01-22-2013 02:17 PM
dougolasjr I thought if it was on the internets it had to be true.
01-22-2013 01:46 PM
Soothing Shrimp So is anyone going to write and tell them? :p
01-22-2013 11:32 AM
wicca27 no it has a hump at the start of the tail neo's dont have that. its like the hump some ghost shrimp have
01-22-2013 10:42 AM
CharleeFoxtrot In the description it states:
"Similar to other Neocaridina shrimp, the Mandarin Shrimp offers the invaluable service of cleaning aquariums of algae and organic debris. "

So maybe it's a Neo.
01-22-2013 02:50 AM
Knotyoureality The non-breeding bit has made them a favorite of mine, especially in my smaller planted vases where a breeding population would cause maintenance problems. Tough little buggers, too. I've had several jumpers out long enough to get a bit crisp around the edges pull thru and thrive after being dumped back in.
01-22-2013 02:15 AM
wicca27 the pic didnt come up for me but if its propinqua they get good sized for a dwarf shrimp and live a long time i have had mine little over 2 years now
01-22-2013 02:13 AM
mordalphus Yep its what used to be called caridina propinqua, I forgot its new name. It's just a low form breeder that require salt water for its breeding like amano
01-22-2013 02:08 AM
Knotyoureality Hard to tell in some cases, but where it can be pinned down, "mandarin" usually ends up being caridina propinqua. Or as AZGardens for some inexplicable reason calls them "orange halo shrimp".
01-22-2013 02:07 AM
Bluek24a4 Looks like a regular Orange/Pumpkin Neo to me.
01-22-2013 02:03 AM
Bananariot For some reason it looks like a Propinqua......
It's highly suspicious that liveaquaria would have something that we haven't seen yet lol.
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