Blue Shrimp


    Same day despatch when ordered before 2pm
    Usually arrives in 2-3 working days
    Orders over £50 sent by next working day courier

Sale price£3.95


Blue Shrimp

These popular, Blue Shrimp are great for people wanting to start out keeping and breeding shrimp. They are a light blue with what looks like a pearl inside of them so look great in a planted aquarium. They love to live in grass or moss so we recommend having a planted tropical aquarium.


  • Approx. size: 2cm
  • Maximum size: 5cm
  • Origin: Indonesia
  • Ideal number kept together: 4+

    Water conditions
    pH: 6.5 – 7.5
    Temperature: 20– 28 °C

    Ease of care
    Easy. Live plants and hiding places are needed. Do not use any treatment that contains Copper. Please always read the label of the aquarium treatment. Also, Shrimp minerals should be added to the water to improve health, at every water change.

    Mainly algae & vegetation. Shrimp pellets are good for them however they shouldn't have too much protein as it can cause health issues in the Shrimp.

    Species only is best for breeding however can go with small fish such as Tetras or Rasbora. They thrive in a planted aquarium with hiding places.

    Breeding/ Sex
    Easy, no extra work is necessary. Females are brighter and slightly larger than the males.

    Life Span
    They can live to anything from 1-2 years in perfect conditions.

    Please be aware that the image is for illustration purposes only. We are unable to guarantee the size, colour, sex or age of the fishes you are purchasing. If you have any questions regarding livestock please contact us. To minimise stress we are unable to hand pick specific fish. Lifespan is an estimate based on optimum conditions.

    To view the Compatibility Advisory Chart please select the Additional Tab above.

In stock orders placed before 2pm will be despatched on the same working day (not including palletised items, pond plants or fibreglass ponds).

Pre-orders are shipped once we have the stock available and will be shipped using the service chosen at checkout.

All services are working day services and do not include delivery on Saturdays and Sundays or public holidays as standard. Deliveries are usually Monday to Friday only, although some Royal Mail items may be delivered on weekends as standard if the service is available in your area.

 Packet/Courier items    
 Royal Mail (2-3 days)  £0.00-£49.99 £2.99
 Royal Mail Next Day (1-2 days)  £0.00-£49.99 £4.99
 Parcelforce 24 (1 day)  £0.00-£49.99 £7.99
 Parcelforce 24 (1 day) *  £50 and up FREE
 Pallets (booked in)  aquariums / bulky items  

 Pallets Standard (3-5 days)


 Pallets Express (1-2 days)

 - £39.99


*EXCLUDED ITEMS  extra delivery fees apply:
 Fibreglass Ponds (booked in)    

 Zone 1 (7-10 days)

 - £79.99
 Zone 2 (7-14 days)  - £149.99
 Zone 3 (7-21 days)  - £249.99
Pond Plants (direct from grower)
All pond plants (3-10 days) one-off fee regardless of order size/value £5.99


* Orders over £50 that are under 2kg may be sent by a Royal Mail Tracked 24 service.

Please see our full delivery information page and terms and conditions for detailed information on shipping policies and zones


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