Black Pinto Shrimp Mix
Black Pinto Shrimp Mix
Black Pinto Shrimp Mix

    Black Pinto Shrimp Mix


    Scientific Name: Caridina cantonensis
    Fully Grown Size: 1.2 inches (3.81cm)

    Black Pintos are one of the most common and popular pintos offered in the market. From Spotted Head Pinto to Zebra Pinto. They make great shrimps for projects and creating hybrids. There are some many different types of Pintos that each one has its own grading scale.

    Black Pinto are the outcome of intensive breeding between tiger shrimp and taiwan bee until they get to the pattern of zebra, pot belly, or spotted head. the color consist of black, white, and sometimes blue on its body. 


    Black Pinto are easy 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.

    The shrimps you will receive will be juvies to sub adults which translate to 0.47 to 0.60 inches (1.2cm to 1.5cm). 

    Water Parameter:
    Ph 6.2-6.6

    TDS 120-140
    GH 4-5
    KH 0-1 (Best if 0)
    Temperature 72-73F

    Tank Set up:
    Remineralized RO with SL Aqua GH Conditioner 
    SL Aqua Buffering Substrate

    QV-200A Sponge Filter

    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:

    • $8.00 Standard (No Shrimps)
    • $10.99 2nd Day (Live Shrimps)
    • $18.99+ 2nd day/ Priority (Live Shrimps/ Drygoods)
    • $35.00 Next Day (Live Shrimps/ Small Drygoods)

    Shipping Schedule:

    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).

    To Claim DOA: 

    1. You must send a picture of the DOA in an unopened bag with 2 hours of delivery to
    2. Send an additional picture of the DOA outside of the bag, clear enough to count if more than one.