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Ok so I purchased some yellow shrimp from Andy (crayfish germany on aquabid). I noticed that I have one white one in the group. This white one doesn't look like a snowball shrimp to me and Andy said he doesn't have anything but yellow ones in his colony. What do you guys think?

















and here is one of my berried snowball shrimp (kept in a seperate tank) which to me doesn't look like the white one above.

 

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I was looking at my nano that is PACKED with pellia and I saw a little fella like that one night. It was from a batch of cherries. I can't tell you any more about it though - I haven't seen it since. Really REALLY weird though, looked almost like an albino. Wish I would have taken a picture.
 

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That sure looks like a snowball to me. With the eggs being white and all. Yellow shrimp do come in different shades of yellow but 1 way to tell they are yellow is by looking at the eggs, they should be yellow also.
 

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well the one at the bottom (with eggs) is a snowball shrimp but it really doesn't look like the other one except for the color. The one in with the yellow shrimp has a redish spot in the center of its thorax where as the snowballs don't (they sometimes have a yellowish mark). The one with the yellow shrimp also is a bit more solid white like its on the outside instead of in the flesh like the snowballs.
 

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well the one at the bottom (with eggs) is a snowball shrimp but it really doesn't look like the other one except for the color. The one in with the yellow shrimp has a redish spot in the center of its thorax where as the snowballs don't (they sometimes have a yellowish mark). The one with the yellow shrimp also is a bit more solid white like its on the outside instead of in the flesh like the snowballs.
Oh I thought that was a picture of the yellow one you were talking about. The shades do vary quite a bit with the yellow shrimp. I have yellow shrimp from 2 sources and the shades are quite differnet among the people I got them from. I have a couple that do look more white then yellow.
 

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I have snowball shrimp and that really looks like a snowball to me.... Like someone else said, I would remove it and put it in a Caridina tank until you get it figured out....

-Ryan
 

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LOL ya I think its sweet looking also I just hope it doesn't die. It looks a little more solid white then a snowball shrimp to me (which look more ghostly white). Hopefully its not sick :(.
 
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