Triops Newberryi Tadpole Shrimp Starter Kit
The Triops Newberryi is named after its place of discovery in the United States. He is a thermophilic Tadpole Shrimp. Temperatures of around 30 ° Celsius are a divine pleasure for him. This type of Triops can be bought commercially only rarely. The Triops Newberryi are not found in the outdoors very often, similarly to other Triops-species. This is why this Triops-species is still quite unexplored.
An eye-catcher is their shell with a marbling pattern. It shows a dark brown marbling on a light brown ground. This leads to the Triops Newberryi being one of the most beautiful Tadpole Shrimp. He reaches a size of four to six centimeters, and, thus, is a rather small Triops. Nevetheless, they are not inferior to any of their fellows. The enjoy digging in the sand and to swim around with other Triops in the tank. His lifespan is typically a little over two months. During this time, he is able to bury a large amount Triops-eggs in the sand.
You can re-use these eggs again after taking care of them in a certain way, and start a new breed. How exactly, you will learn here: how to properly prepare Triops-eggs
In order to keep Triops Newberryi in an aquarium, you should be equipped with a heating element, so as to ensure a sufficient temperature of at least 27 ° Celsius.
You will be impressed and fascinated of the Triops Newberryi in your own aquarium.
Triops species “Newberryi”:
Size: approx. 4 – 6 cm
Life expectancy: approx. 50 – 70 days
Temperature: approx. 27 ° C
Hatching rate: approx. every 4th egg hatches
1 x Breeding approach mix (egg-sand mixture) with Triops Newberryi eggs
2 g Spirulina algae powder for the first two weeks
1 x Rearing guide with useful information, tips and tricks for beginners and advanced breeders