Red Shrimp? Green Shrimp? Black Shrimp?

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RyleighJ

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I recently went to an lfs that had various shrimp labeled as red shrimp/fire red shrimp, green shrimp, and black shrimp. I'd never heard of any of these before, and I couldn't really find any reliable information online about them because the lfs didn't actually provide their scientific names or anything more specific.

I know for a fact that the red shrimp weren't RCS. I tried looking up fire red shrimp, but it said that they were a saltwater shrimp that typically sold for about $20, and that definitely wasn't the case for these. They were freshwater, and cost $5.

Basically, does anyone know what kind of shrimp are advertised like this?
 

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The green and blacks could possibly be colour morphs of RCS. Could you describe the red shrimp? Did they have any white stripes or markings?
 

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The black ones were pretty small, so I can definitely see them being a type of RCS. The green one was bigger than most RCS, though.

If I'm remembering right, I think the red shrimp were completely red, and about the size of an amano shrimp.
 

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Without photos it would only be a guess but my guess would still be red cherries or some type of neocardinia
 
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