31. Crayfishes, Shrimps, Crabs, Snails, Mussels (118)

  • Procambarus clarkii „WHITE“

    Procambarus clarkii „WHITE“

    6. July 2007

    Under the numerous color forms of the Red Swamp Crayfish is Procambaris clarkii „White ” at present very popular. They are tough tank inhabitants, easily to reproduct and possess a high reproduction rate. Procambarus clarkii does not place large requirements towards the water chemistry, a strong filtering is however necessary, since they have a strong […]

  • Macrobrachium idae

    6. July 2007

    January 2006: The long arm shrimp Macrobrachium idae reached us from Sri Lanka. Remarkable are their extreme long, name-giving “arms”, which can give the full grown animals an enormous broad reach. With that they are able to track small fish successfully, which naturally limits their use in the community tank. Together with larger fish species […]

  • Cherax lorentzi

    6. July 2007

    In its shining armour Cherax lorenzi reminds of a medieval knight, who is on its way to the tournament. With a size of 12 cm it can be kept very good in aquariums starting from 100 cm length. Contrary to some of its relatives Cherax lorenzi does not seem to harm other tank mates. Therefore […]

  • Neocaridina sp RED CRYSTAL SHRIMP

    Neocaridina sp RED CRYSTAL SHRIMP

    6. July 2007

    December 2002: Here we have it: german bred red crystal shrimp. We only got a few pieces, but we expect a limited quantity in the near future. This shrimp of the family Neocaridina is easy to keep and can be kept with not too big growing fish in a community tank (Photo F. Schäfer, Text […]

  • Demanietta spec. Laos

    Demanietta spec. Laos

    6. July 2007

    From the border area of Laos and Thailand origins the expressed beautiful fresh water crab Demanietta spec. „Laos“. They exist in different colour forms. Fresh water crabs need an aquarium with a land- and water part. Some branches or stones will offer them climbing possibilities. As omnivores they despise nearly none of the usual crab-food, […]

  • Euryrhynchus amazoniensis

    6. July 2007

    April 2006: Now available again: Euryrhynchus amazoniensis a rare shrimp species from South America. The delightful pattern of points and stripes on their body justifies its English name Peru Zebra Shrimp. For a long-lasting maintenance the only 3 cm large getting species needs low pH values and soft water, since otherwise a certain susceptibility against […]

  • Brotia pagodula

    Brotia pagodula

    6. July 2007

    (28.Nov.2007) From Southeast Asia we got a still rarely traded snail species. Brotia pagodula is a live-bearing snail, as an endemic species it can be found only in the Moei, a river between Myanmar and Thailand. Their strongly wound house, provided with numerous spikes, gives them a bizzare appearance. On the search for algae they […]

  • Procambarus clarkii „Orange”

    Procambarus clarkii „Orange”

    6. July 2007

    Procambarus clarkii „Orange” is a very attractive breeding form of the well-known “ Louisiana-swamp lobster”. For a long time lobsters of the genus Procambarus where not the favourites of aquarists. However in recent years more and more aquarium hobbyists are getting interested in these harnessed creatures. Concerning their interesting behaviour, their growth rates and their […]