Jump to content

Neocaridina ID ?


Recommended Posts

Many BP (palmata) I see have tiny red dots on their side, and the color saturation is not as nice as this.

 

I'm guessing a type of Davidi, but I've been surprised before.  (Man, I'm so old I want to keep writing heteropoda. LOL)

 

Most common Davidi is Blue Velvet, but there are different strains out there with different names.  You have a double whammy since blue seems to be one of the largest replicated colors for Davidi strains.  Lots of breeders, including myself, have introduced new strains of blue into the hobby.  Some will breed together and create blues, others will create wilds if bred together.

 

Your best bet may be to try recontacting the seller and asking the name of the strain.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Thanks every one for your input.

I did also notice the yellow saddles on the females.

Unfortunately I have no record of there breeder/family tree.

I just know they are neocaridina's.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Be careful about phenotype = var.

 

There are several sellers that mix up blue rili and BV because they look the same for instance. 

 

If you think you narrowed it down to BV, check the babies and juvies.  In average BV they should have a red rili coloration that fades away by juvie age.  BR are born and keep the blue through juvie age.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

City, those don't look like BV due to the baby pics.  Do they have any red coloring when born?  That's what may be causing the red coloration of eggs.  If so, those may be BR.

Yes the babies are red for first week then turn up blue.

Maybe they are not blue pearl but I bout them as blue pearls

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
 Share

×
×
  • Create New...