Tangerine Tiger

Tangerine Tiger

Tangerine Tigers are of the Caridina Serrata and are not the same species as other Tiger Shrimp (Caridina Cantonesis). TTs are also known as Tangerine Tupfel Shrimp or Sunkist Shrimp, these wild caught shrimp are more aggressive in feeding and breeding, a species only tank is recommended.

Specifications

  • Scientific Name: Caridina Serrata
  • Common Name: Tangerine Tiger, Orange Tupfel
  • Origin: China
  • pH: 6.2-7.8
  • Temp: 64-78°F
  • TDS: 80-220
  • KH: 0-2
  • GH: 6-10
  • Fertility: High
  • Difficulty: Moderate

Grading and Variations

Not to be confused with the Orange or Pumpkin Shrimp (neocaridina heteropoda). The Tangerine Tiger (caridina serrata) is similar in coloration but has dark dots and/or bands along its body.

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