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I just picked up tome Blue shrimp while I was at my LHS. Is there anything special I need to do with these shrimp?
 

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Why did you say they were Rainbow Shrimp before? Do you have a picture to confirm they are the Neocardina sp. "blue" shrimp?
The guy said they where rainbow, but when I looked on line they aren't anything like them, they look like blue shrimp. I'll try to get some pictures.
 

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Hey I might have ran into you this weekend if that's when you got them.....

Fish Ranch II?

I got some from them as well but they don't have the stripe on their back and I am almost positive they are sp. Blue. City Pets also has them but they look similar to yours....possibly some sort of RCS mix.
 

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Yeah, that was me. I think one or two of them are blue, but the rest are something different several people, including you have thought they where RCS.
 

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I just got a batch like that here in the US... don't know where the LFS shipped them in from.

They looked almost black in their tank... we thought they might be some kind of black strain of cherry, but in the bag they got all supper light and totally blue. Then, as soon as we put them in our tank, they darkened up to near black when they get on the drift wood and a blackish blue when they are on the brown gravel.

As far as I read, that would make them rainbow shrimp, but every source gives a little different information, so I don't know.
 

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From what I read about rainbow shrimp is they have the faint stripe and go from yellow to green, not super blue.
 

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Hummm, then I don't know what they are.
 

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My blue one can go from almost clear to reddish and back to blue.The black one with the stripe I think is a dark cherry morph.
 
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