Black King Kong (BKK)

Black King Kong Shrimp


Black King Kong are Panda Shrimp that have been selectively bred for more black.


  • 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.