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Black and white Mustang Shrimp Paracaridina zijinica on sale
Mustang shrimps arrived!
For the first time we can offer the very pretty, black-and-white "Mustang Shrimp". The dwarf shrimps belong - according to the "godfather of dwarf shrimps", Werner Klotz - to the species Paracaridina zijinica. Regarding keeping and breeding they do not differ from the well-known dwarf shrimp "Crystal Red".
By the way: this species of dwarf shrimp, the Crystal Red, which is the first dwarf shrimp that appeared in the market at all, finally has been described scientifically under the name of Caridina logemanni Klotz & van Rintelen, 2014, named in honor for the brothers Logemann, well known dwarf shrimp breeders.
And in the very same work, the also very well-known Tiger Shrimp has been named as Caridina mariae Klotz & van Rintelen, 2014, dedicated to the wife of Werner Klotz, Maria.
For our customers: Paracaridina zijinica has code 485388 on our stock list. Please note that we exclusively supply the wholesale trade.
Klotz, W. & T. van Rintelen (2014): To "bee" or not to be - on some ornamental shrimp from Guangdong Province, Southern China and Hong Kong SAR, with descriptions of three new species. Zootaxa 3889 (2): 151-184