Fish Species

Orange Bee Shrimp

Orange Bee Shrimp - Description

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.

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

Crustaceans Index

Facts about Fish Species - Orange Bee Shrimp

The colours, shapes and sizes of individual fishes varies enormously - you really need excellent quality pictures or photographs to assist in the identification process.


A combination of the number of fins and their characteristics, color, scale counts, general features, maximum length and distribution are used during a species identification process.

The species detailed on this website are Tropical, Saltwater, Aquarium , Marine , Pet , Pond, Clown, Koi,
Beta (Betta), Gold Fish (Goldfish), Star, Angel, Puffer, Discus, Piranha, Rainbow, Parrot, Crustaceans, Sea Anemones and Coral.

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