Crystal Black Shrimp A/S
Crystal Black Shrimp A/S
Crystal Black Shrimp A/S
Crystal Black Shrimp A/S

    Crystal Black Shrimp A/S


    Scientific Name: Caridina cf. cantonensis
    Common Name: Crystal Black Shrimp, Black Bee Shrimp, CBS
    Fully Grown Size: 1.2 inches

    Crystal Black Shrimps are classic black and white shrimps belonging to the Crystal Bee Group. These beauties are popular among the hobby and are great for people who are starting to get into Caridinas shrimps. 

    Crystal Black Shrimps are a creation of a wild bee shrimp. Over the years in 2009-2014, shrimp breeders has improved the quality of the Crystal Black Shrimp. There are many different pattern ranging from three band to mosura smiley.

    A general rule of thumb of keeping shrimps is 10 shrimps per gallon.  Crystal Black Shrimps are non-aggressive and spend most of their time eating algae and biofilm off plants, glass, and substrate.

    Crystal Black Shrimps 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 into 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.