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Super Tiger Shrimp

Super Tiger


Super Tigers are found in a particular region in Southern China. They share the same requirements as their Tiger cousins, but have distinctively different characteristics–namely the yellow/orange head and tail, red antennas, and darker wider stripes.


  • Scientific Name: Caridina Cantonensis
  • Common Name: Super Tiger Shrimp
  • Origin: China
  • pH: 6.6-7.4
  • Temp: 64-74°F
  • TDS: 80-220
  • KH: 0-8
  • GH: 6-10
  • Fertility: Medium
  • Difficulty: Moderate

Grading and Variations

Super Tigers are not graded, but to distinguish them from their Regular Tiger cousins, Supers have an orange or yellow red and tail, orange-to-red antennas, and dark broad stripes. Super Tigers come in several variations, featuring yellow, orange, or blue tints, as well as silver or gold bands.

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