I have many of those in my tanks. according to other people here they are just plain tigers.
"The Red Tiger Shrimp is the red-striped sibling of the common Tiger Shrimp. Instead of black stripes it has red stripes which make it a very cool looking shrimp. Its coloration is not selectively bred nor a mutation of the common Tiger Shrimp. It is red-striped in the wild."
there are i think 2 kinds of red tigers. the clear body and the gold body. most of mine are well were gold bodied i only had like 2 out of 6 that were clear bodied. not sure y some are gold colored but they can produce both from what i have seen
Umm... any species can have a variation, there's no shrimp species that has a 100% genetic consistency, that would require generations of inbreeding to eliminate all the recessive traits.
I've had RCS give birth to a Yellow Neo, when they grew up it was still yellow, and that is where the Yellow Neo species began to be bred from, variations like that. In this case, the normal tiger is a Red Tiger with different genes, ones that make it brown/gold instead of clear and red. It's the layer of pigments in their shell.
really the gold color is no diff than some cherrys having a stripe down them, or some people have blond hair and some have brown. heck my red tigers will some times get a dark almost blue colored head too