Size - approx 1-1.5cm
The North Qld Algae Shrimp is a very popular and active algae-eating species. They are ravenous eaters, consuming not only most algae, but eat dead plant castoff material (detritus) and clean the tank of leftover food.
They are quite small, averaging between 1-2cm centimeters, making them ideal for a smaller tank. They only resist eating blue-green and green spot algae ( but have known to eat Black Beard Algae when no other food source is available)
It's one of the best all rounder clean up crew
Ordered three and they gave me four - nice insurance (and considering one sadly jumped out through the gap in the tank cover first night) that paid off :)
NQ Algae Shrimp (Caridina longirostris)
All 5 arrived safely. I’ve had them for a month and they’re doing well, so cute and fun to watch. I’m a beginner to aquariums and they’ve stayed healthy
These shrimp are fantastic at cleaning the various algae from my aquascape tank. Im very happy with my purchace