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Scientific Name: Caridina cf. cantonensis
Common Name: Yellow King Kong
Fully Grown Size: 1.2 inches
Yellow King Kong are one of the most easiest shrimp to breed. They are sometimes mistaken for Yellow Neocaridina because of their yellow body. These makes perfect for having yellow shrimps in low ph water instead of trying to acclimate Yellow Neocaridinas.
Yellow King Kong are bred from Tangerine Tigers until the tiger pattern is gone leaving the shrimp with only its solid yellow color.
A general rule of thumb of keeping shrimps is 10 shrimps per gallon. Yellow King Kongs are peaceful and spend most of their time eating algae and biofilm off plants, glass, and substrate.
Yellow King Kongs are easy to care for as they require remineralized RO water. When using fertilizer, make sure it does not contain copper as it is harmful to the shrimp’s health.
The shrimps you will receive will be juvies to sub adults which translate into 0.47 to 0.60 inches (1.2cm to 1.5cm).
KH 0-1 (Best if 0)
SL Aqua MORE White (Rich in minerals and trace elements to promote healthy growth and molts and enhances colorations for shrimps.)
SL Aqua MORE Meat (Increases growth rate)
SL Aqua MORE Veggie (Provides a balanced diet, enhances coloration, and promotes shrimp's immunity)
We offer 3 methods of shipping:
Monday- All Order Types
Tuesday- All Order Types
Wednesday- All Order Types
Thursday- Next Day and Standard (No Shrimps)
Friday- Standard (No Shrimps)
Saturday- Shipping unavailable
Sunday- Shipping unavailable
Dead on Arrival Policy
We guarantee live arrivals 100%.
Although it's rare that shrimps will arrive DOA, it does occur due to the process of shipping and the amount of stress it puts on the shrimps so we always recommend overnight shipping. In an event of an DOA, a refund or reshipment will be issued for only the DOA (not including the shipping cost).
To Claim DOA: