Photo: Bryan Goh using Lumix DMC TZ70
Rare jumping spider (Hyllus Diardi) It was big and eye catching. Thought this angle my lens not intruding it’s territory.
This is the place I bought my fishes and cheaper shrimp food. Many bichirs. Big but very hot inside. Ratings: 8/10
This was my only adult chocolate in the tank. It passed away recently, but left with many offsprings though!
Chocolate Shrimp is the closest in coloration to its natural form. These brown shrimp however are bred over generations for a more solid brown.
- Scientific Name:Neocaridina Davidi (Heteropoda)
- Common Name:Chocolate Shrimp, Brown Shrimp, Sakura Chocolate, Fire Chocolate
Grading and Variations
Chocolate shrimp follow the same grading guide as Red Cherry shrimp: Cherry, Sakura, and Fire. The Cherry grade is transparent with specks of brown across its body. The Sakura is a more translucent brown, having only minor lines of dots of clear through its carapace. The Fire is entirely brown and has no obvious lines anywhere on its body. Painted Fire is referred to Fire grades that are completely opaque, and its saddles and eggs are on visible when viewed through high lighting.
They breed pretty fast. More yellow are coming.
My first encounter with a tarantula but unfortunately it’s dead.