Tiger shrimp is a wild species found in waters across China, with thin tiger stripes along its body. Tiger shrimp come in several variations, including the Super Tiger (broader stripes), Red Tiger, and Blue / Black Tiger Orange Eyes (tank bred mutation).
Scientific Name: Caridina Cantonensis
Common Name: Tiger Shrimp
Grading and Variations
Tiger shrimp can be distinguished from Super Tigers fairly easily. Super Tigers exhibit thicker striping, and a more colorful yellow-to-orange head and tail.