Are shrimps now legal?

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  1. darryn

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    Good Day All,

    I have been out of the hobby for a while.
    Is it now legal to keep freshwater shrimps?
    The last time I was in the hobby, i remember it being a bit of a grey area.
    I am interested in getting back in to the hobby and would like to get shrimps (if it is now legal ;))

    Thank you.
     
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  3. A new day

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    Don’t know if they’re all legal, but the following are legal:
    Neocaridinas eg cherry shrimp
    Caridinas eg crystals
    Amano Shrimp

    So there is quite a wide variety available, many of them with different colour morphs.
     
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    Shrimp are illegal to import but legal to trade. Makes completely sence to me.

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    Thanks for the replies.

    I was only really thinking of getting some Cherry shrimp.
    So if I get them locally, then I should be all good?
     
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    Yep, cherry shrimp are very readily available at many lfs, online, and quite a few forum members breed them. Prices will vary according to the colour quality.
     
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