Procambarus alleni

Family Cambaridae

Origin: Florida

Recent Distribution: N/A

Commercial Name: blue crayfish

Size: up to 20 cm

Adequate Environment: pH superior to 7,0.

Temperature: 22 to 27C

Feeding:  omnivorous

Utility: very aesthetic

Particularities:  appreciates plant filled aquaria in order to hide.  Requires a minimum volume of 100 litres. Does not attack fishes.



Defensive posture. This species does not dig-in or move the substrate, as the claws shape indicates.
Lateral view, defensive posture.