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3 Mexican Dwarf Orange Crayfish!

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Ain't it purdy?  Little guys with BIG personality!


Mexican Orange Crays, aka CPO or Cambarellus patzcuarensis var. Orange are small brightly orange lined dwarf crays that do not eat my plants/mosses.  They will eat the occasional small ramshorn snail.  I feed snowflake and fish food flake.


Currently they are non-sexed and between 1/2" and 3/4."  They only grow to about one and a half inches. 


Some people keep them with shrimp and fish, but I've quickly become fascinated by them, so I keep them in their own tank.  They are often used as a clean up crew.


Because they are a crayfish, even as small as they are, they are really not picky about params.


ShrimpFever has these params listed:

pH – 6.0-8.0
gH – 3-25
kH – 1-15
TDS – 100-500
Temperature – 16-26C or 60 – 80F


Mine are in Ro remin with SS gh+ to 300TDS.  Easy peasy.


A reminder to use hiding spots for molting.  That's when they are the most vulnerable.  A minimum sized tank suggestion would be a 5g with multiple hiding spots for 3. Larger tanks allow more room to be out in the open and observe their behavior.


I have several packages available right now. 


Each package consists of:


  • 3 unsexed Mexican Orange Crays roughly between 1/2" - 1" in length
  • FREE insulated Priority Shipping (continental US)
  • Breather bag to keep them safe during travel

----------------------------------> Just $35  :D

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