Triops Red Longicaudatus

  • Size: approx. 5 - 7 cm
  • Life expectancy: about 60 - 90 Days
  • Temperature range: 25 - 28 °C
  • Origin: America
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Triops Red Longicaudatus - The Red Longi

The Triops Red Longicaudatus is species related to the Triops Longicaudatus. He gets his red color not by special Triopsfutter, but by his own blood. This colors the Red Longicaudatus red, as it is due to a gene defect, an albino species of the normal Triops longicaudatus. To the best of our knowledge there is no discovery of an albino longicaudatus in the wild. He has emerged in the course of time in offspring in the aquarium. The rearing and keeping conditions are homogeneous to those of the Triops Longicaudatus.

Triops Red Longicaudatus - The Evolution

Triops Red LongicaudatusAs soon as the eggs of the Red Longicaudatus come into contact with water, the crayfish hatch already within the first 48 hours , Provided the eggs are exposed to optimal conditions for hatching. In addition to a Ph value of 7.0, a lot of light and heat are essential. After the hatchlings hatch, the crabs will very soon develop over several stages, to the full-grown crustacean. This is done within a few weeks. The eggs can be stored for a very long time and are very stable, which makes the rearing much easier.

Triops Red Longicaudatus - Characteristics and Behavior

The Triops Red Longicaudatus may be more susceptible to rearing due to its genetic defect. In addition, he often has a slightly shortened lifetime, compared with the Triops Longicaudatus on. He is, like the Longicaudatus, a very fast growing Triops and also able to burrow his Triopseier in aquarium sand from a life of about 2 weeks. Due to its red color, the Triops Longicaudatus brings a magnificent play of colors into your aquarium. This Triops, in combination with dark aquarium sand or aquarium gravel, comes in handy. Furthermore, it is possible to keep the Triops Red Longicaudatus, together with the Triops Longicaudatus, in an aquarium.