Black King Kong

Black King Kong are Panda Shrimp that have been selectively bred for more black.  A "shadow" variation is also available, where the white is replaced with a blue coloration or tint.


  • Scientific Name: Caridina Cantonensis
  • Common Name: Black King Kong, King Kong, King Kong Taiwan Bee
  • Origin: Taiwan
  • pH: 5.6-6.2
  • Temp: 68-74°F
  • TDS: 80-140
  • KH: 0-1
  • GH: 4-6
  • Fertility: Low
  • Difficulty: Hard

Grading and Variations

Black King Kongs should be solid black with no visible lines or gaps, with no or very small white markings on the head, back, and tail regions.

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