Pinokio Shrimp


Pinokio Shrimp, known for its unique long nose and peaceful nature. Ideal for community tanks, these easy-to-care-for shrimps are not only delightful to watch but also play a vital role in maintaining a clean and healthy aquatic environment. Suitable for both beginners and seasoned aquarium enthusiasts, they make a fascinating addition to any freshwater setup.

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Pinokio Shrimp (Caridina gracilirostris), a unique addition to any freshwater aquarium. These delightful creatures, also known as Pinocchio Shrimp, are renowned for their distinctively long noses and vibrant coloration, ranging from translucent to shades of green and brown. Originating from the pristine waters of Southeast Asia, they have become a cherished favorite among aquarium enthusiasts worldwide.

Key Features:

  • Natural Behavior: Watch in awe as they gracefully forage and clean your tank, contributing to a healthier aquatic environment.
  • Community Friendly: Peaceful by nature, they coexist harmoniously with other non-aggressive tank mates, making them a perfect choice for community aquariums.
  • Easy Care: Adaptable and hardy, Pinokio Shrimp thrive in well-established aquariums with stable water conditions, requiring minimal extra care.
  • Breeding Potential: For enthusiasts interested in breeding, these shrimps are known for their fascinating breeding behaviors and are relatively easy to breed in captivity.

Additional Information:

  • Tank Requirements: A planted tank with plenty of hiding spots is ideal. Gentle filtration and a stable, clean environment are key to their well-being.
  • Feeding: They are not fussy eaters; a diet of algae, biofilm, and quality shrimp pellets will keep them healthy and active.
  • Size and Lifespan: They can grow up to 1.5 inches and have a lifespan of about 1-2 years under optimal conditions.

Embrace the charm of Pinokio Shrimp and transform your aquarium into a mesmerizing aquatic paradise.