Females are ready to breed after moulting, males can sense this and will swim frantically searching for the female to mate...
Man all those low class cherry boys saw two high class ladies walk into their bar one nite...I've added 2 female bloody mary to my cherry shrimk tank, and cherry males went crazy, they swarmed females like crazy for mating,is this all right? I've never seen anything like that. Males never bother cherry females same way they did to bloody marys
I really miss the blue rilis. They were blue with red headgear but they were always a transparent baby blue
If the shrimp are homebred, there is no "fake" color... In terms of red Neos, I personally have Bloody Mary. I have kept other reds in the past. I also keep green jades and the same can be said for all of the aforementioned, the females always show the best color, and at maturity. Juvenile shrimp are not as nice. However they ship and acclimate much better then adult shrimp! The males and juvies are never as nice as full grown females. The females show the best color but they males are still nice...Interesting tidbit from LRBrett's channel. When you order shrimp of a particular coloration that is harder to get, you end up gettting a lot of older females, because females color up the most.
Essentially there's a possible faking the color when you order the high end colored shrimp, especially if you received females. On that note, the majority of my females standard RCS from Petco could pass as either fire red or bloody mary. But that's how it works, it's just sorting them by the quality of color.
I'm in the market for some blue shrimp, contemplating getting a mix of Blue Dreams and Blue Velvet assuming the Dreams will really just be the mature female Blue Velvets.