Can cherry shrimp live with neon tetras?

Yes, cherry shrimp can live with neon tetras. Neon tetras are docile and friendly fish, so they won’t pose a threat to your cherry shrimp. Moreover, cherry shrimp and neon tetras have similar needs, so you should have no problem setting up a tank that caters to both species.

With that said, neon tetras will gladly eat cherry shrimp fry, so if you wish to breed your cherry shrimp, neon tetras may not be the best tank mates for them. Other than that, your cherry shrimp and neon tetras can coexist with no problem.

Aside from neon tetras, here are some great tank mate recommendations for your cherry shrimp: