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Nocturnal Reef



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The Blue Velvet Shrimp is a freshwater species that is popular in the aquarium trade due to its vibrant blue color1. They are a unique color variation of the Red Cherry Shrimp and share a lot of the same care requirements1. These shrimp are great algae-eaters and spend most of their time scavenging for organic matter such as algae and biofilm in the wild and will do the same in your tank1. Here’s a comprehensive guide to caring for Blue Velvet Shrimp:


Tank Size

Water Parameters

What To Put In Their Tank

Common Possible Diseases

Food & Diet

Behavior & Temperament

Tank Mates


Give them a shot! Blue Velvet Shrimp are easy to care for and beneficial to your whole tank1. Happy shrimp keeping! 🦐🦐🦐

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Livestock Guarantee

At Nocturnal Reef, we understand the importance of receiving healthy and vibrant livestock for your saltwater reef aquarium. That's why we offer a live arrival guarantee on all of our saltwater livestock.
We take great care in selecting and packaging our items to ensure they arrive to you in the best possible condition. However, in the rare event that an item does not survive the shipping process, we will do everything in our power to make it right.
If an item arrives dead on arrival, please take a clear photo of the deceased item in the unopened bag or shipping container and contact us within 2 hours of receiving the package, we'll either credit or replace the item for you.
Please note that in order for the guarantee to be valid, the package must be opened immediately upon receipt and the livestock must be acclimated properly according to industry standards. This guarantee does not cover items that die or become ill due to improper acclimation or care after arrival.
We are confident in the quality of our livestock and are committed to providing you with the best customer service. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any concerns or questions.
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