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tek86
3rd Oct 2010, 06:37 PM
hello guys, what is the real name of this shrimp from sulawesi? for aristocratama is Blue Tiger Bee

imke_j
3rd Oct 2010, 08:43 PM
Most of the shrimp from Sulawesi and Indonesia lack scientific taxonomy. I guess there is no official or scientific name for that shrimp yet.

Scorpio
6th Oct 2010, 03:16 AM
I believe this is not a Sulawesi shrimp at all. This is Caridina serratirostris, the Ninja shrimp. As it changes colour readily, it is sold under different names; Blue Tiger Bee and Honey Bee being two of them.

As evidence, I have seen an aquatics shop import them and receive the said species, as well as an eBay store which incorrectly assumed they were Blue Bee shrimp ('Paracaridina' sp). I purchased some and corrected their error, and now I have some of my own.

They will not breed in freshwater, so acknowledge this if you are still interested in them despite them not being Sulawesi shrimp.

Hope this helps :)
Jared