Orange Bee Shrimp

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Description of the Orange Bee Shrimp

The Orange Bee Shrimp is also commonly known as the Golden Bee Shrimp and can be identified by its clear outer shell and orange or golden colored body. The Orange Bee Shrimp is a peaceful species and makes a beautiful addition to the tropical aquarium. They are however moderately difficult to keep and not recommended for beginners as they are very sensitive to water conditions.

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Orange Bee Shrimp

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Popular Name: Orange Bee Shrimp
Species: Caridina cantonensis

Profile of the Orange Bee Shrimp
This Profile contains interesting facts and information about the Orange Bee Shrimp species.

  • Size: Up to 3cm

  • Fish Tank conditions: PH 6.2 to 7.2 Temp 20 to 24 Degrees

  • Diet / Feeding: Algae Wafers, Dried Food

  • Temperament: Peaceful

  • Habitat: Lakes and Rivers, Asia

  • Behaviour: Good addition to community tank

  • Range: Southern China, Asia

 

Scientific Classification of the Orange Bee Shrimp
Definition: Scientific classification, or biological classification, is how biologists group and categorize species of organisms with shared physical characteristics. Scientific classification belongs to the science of taxonomy.

  • Species: Caridina cantonensis

  • Popular Name: Orange Bee Shrimp - Golden Bee Shrimp

  • Kingdom: Animalia

  • Phylum: Arthropoda

  • Class: Malacostraca

  • Order: Decapoda

  • Family: Atyidae

Interesting Facts and Information - How do you identify the sex of a Orange Bee Shrimp?
The males and females of many fish species have different colors or different shaped bodies. But there are also other fish species where there is no visible difference. Its sometimes tricky being an ichthyologist!

Interesting Facts and Information - Why do Orange Bee Shrimp have gills?
Gills enable the Orange Bee Shrimp to breathe. Gills consist of thin sheets of tissue containing blood vessels. As water passes over the gills oxygen is absorbed into the blood stream Carbon dioxide passes out into the water. The gills are protected by a large bony plate called an operculum. Some fish species however have lungs and breathe air.


Interesting Facts and Information -
Why is the Cleaner Shrimp called an Arthropod?
An Arthropod is an invertebrate animal (without a backbone) that has a segmented body with jointed limbs (appendages). True crabs are Decapod Crustaceans. Some species such as Hermit crabs, Porcelain crabs King crabs and Horseshoe crabs are not true crabs!  Decapod Crustaceans have five pairs of legs, the first three are used for feeding. At the end of the limbs are the chelae which is the correct term for pincers or claws.

Interesting Facts and Information about Orange Bee Shrimp

Orange Bee Shrimp

  • Interesting Information about Orange Bee Shrimp

  • Facts about Fish Species - What are Crustaceans?

  • Why do the Crustaceans have an exoskeleton (external skeleton)?

  • Facts about Fish Species - Why are Crustaceans called Arthropods?

  • Species: Caridina cantonensis

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