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Metallic Blue BOA Shrimp

Original price $89.99 - Original price $499.99
Original price
$89.99 - $499.99
Current price $149.99
Size: Adult

Metallic Blue Boa Shrimp


The Metallic Blue Boa Shrimp is a breathtaking freshwater shrimp, admired for its striking metallic blue coloration and unique pattern that resembles the exotic beauty of a boa. This ornamental shrimp variety is believed to be a selectively bred form, combining the hardiness of its ancestors with unparalleled visual appeal. Perfect for nano tanks and planted aquariums, it adds a vibrant splash of color and engages in beneficial cleaning behaviors, making it a dual-purpose addition to any aquatic setup.


  • Vivid metallic blue coloration, enhanced by unique, boa-like patterns
  • Small and manageable size, ideal for a variety of aquarium setups
  • Peaceful and non-aggressive, coexisting well with similarly sized tank mates
  • Efficient algae grazer, contributing to the cleanliness and balance of the aquarium environment

Care Instructions:

  • Tank Size: Minimum 5 gallons, with plenty of hiding spots and a mature biofilm for grazing
  • Water Parameters: pH 6.5-7.5, soft to moderately hard water, with temperatures between 20-24°C (68-75°F)
  • Diet: Primarily herbivorous; feeds on algae, biofilm, and supplemented with specialized shrimp food
  • Compatibility: Best suited for shrimp-specific setups or community tanks with small, peaceful fish and invertebrates