Friday, October 28, 2016

Procambarus Alleni [CAMBARIDAE]

electric blue crayfish

General Specifications

Latin Name: Procambarus alleni
Geographic Origin: America / is a species native to Florida.
Nutrition Format: Both carnivorous and herbivorous. 
Behavior: In the aquarium that has over population, they can catch fish to eat.
Behavior to Their Type: Moderately aggressive.
Swimming Level: Floor and Decor.
Gender Discrimination: Clamp of males are longer and more colorful.


They disappear, when they are ready for reproduction. Then eggs female adherent manner reappear. It is necessary to separate the men. Female protect eggs 1 month long and do not eat anything, because of that they must be feed good before reproduction. Nearly 50 puppies off are sized to be fed with the Artemia. If there is insufficient floor area in the aquarium, they can eat each other if . 

Living Medium

Temperature: 18 ° C - 22 ° C
Maximum Sizes: 15 cm.
Minimum Aquarium Capacity: 100 liters.
Water Hardness: Medium - Hard
pH: 7.5 - 8.5

General Comments:  Their life is approximately 2-3 years. Aquarium must be well-ventilated with  air stone, otherwise they drowned. Ammonia and nitrite zero, if the nitrate is required is relatively small. They can take a very hard way to clamp your hand.