Origin: New Guinea
Recent Distribution: /
Commercial Name: none
Size: up to 20 cm
Adequate Environment: pH supérieur à 7,0.
Temperature: 20 to 25°C
Utility: very aesthetic
Particularities: uses its claws as two shovels in order to find food or constitute its hideout.
|Note the orange and blue parts of the body.||Detail of the abdomen|
The shape of the claws clearly indicates the "digging" nature of this crayfish. Here it is searching for food.
|At the entrance of its hideout.|
Appreciates hideouts and doesn't attack fishes, requires nonetheless a minimum aquarium volume of 100 litres.