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Scientific Name: Caridina cantonensis
Common Name: Black Calceo
Fully Grown Size: 1.2 inches (3.81cm)
Black Calceo are clear bodied and has black coloration on top of its body. The black part of its body almost resembles a zebra type pattern. It is unclear how black calceo were bred due to breeder wanting to keep it a secret.
When acclimating Black Calceo, it is extremely important to acclimate them slowly. These are more sensitive than other shrimps and require more care. Calceo Bees also breeds at a slower pace than most shrimps so be patient and the efforts will make it worth while (:
Black Calceo are intermediate to care for as they require remineralized RO water. When using fertilizer, make sure it does not contain copper as it is harmful to the shrimp’s health.
KH 0-1 (Best if 0)
SL Aqua MORE White (Rich in minerals and trace elements to promote healthy growth and molts and enhances colorations for shrimps.)
SL Aqua MORE Meat (Increases growth rate)
SL Aqua MORE Veggie (Provides a balanced diet, enhances coloration, and promotes shrimp's immunity)
We offer 3 methods of shipping:
Monday- All Order Types
Tuesday- All Order Types
Wednesday- All Order Types
Thursday- Next Day and Standard (No Shrimps)
Friday- Standard (No Shrimps)
Saturday- Shipping unavailable
Sunday- Shipping unavailable
Dead on Arrival Policy
We guarantee live arrivals 100%.
Although it's rare that shrimps will arrive DOA, it does occur due to the process of shipping and the amount of stress it puts on the shrimps so we always recommend overnight shipping. In an event of an DOA, a refund or reshipment will be issued for only the DOA (not including the shipping cost).
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