Origin: Western australia
Recent Distribution: worldwide for aquaria hobbyists
Commercial Name: blue cray, Cherax
Size: up to 40 cm
Adequate Environment: pH superior to 7,0.
Temperature: 15 to 22°C
Utility: Beautiful !
the reproduction mode is similar to Procambarus clarkii. The female carries up to 350 eggs that will hatch after 21 days; if maintenance conditions are favorable, they reach ten centimetres in 8 to 9 months.
Enjoys hideouts and doesn't attack fishes.