Procambarus sp.

Familly Cambariidae

 

Origin: America

Recent Distribution: -

Commercial Name: Marble Crayfish, Speckled Crayfish.

Size: up to 10 cm

Adequate Environment: 100 litres aquarium, neutral pH

Temperature: 18 to 26C

Feeding:  Omnivorous, provide also some vegetal food in order to avoid plant mollesting

Utility: Very decorative

Particularities: to date no male has been observed, but eggs still appear and develop.  The sole explanation would be its capacity to reproduce parthenogenetically.

 

 

The cephalothorax, observe these magnificent colors! The abdomen.

 

does not attack fishes, suitable for a mixed aquarium; appreciates hideouts.

Summary