Will my cichlids get along with crayfish?
if its a young crayfish and a big cichlid itll eat the crayfish if the crayfish is a adult they will pick on each other as long as the cichlid isn't big enough to put the crayfish in its mouth and the cichlid isn't slow enough for a crayfish to catch ...
Asked in Crustaceans
Why does a crayfish hide after it molts its exoskeleton?
After shedding its exoskeleton, a crayfish hides because it becomes vulnerable to injury and attacks from predators. The crayfish sheds its exoskeleton when it needs to grow. It can take two to three days for a crayfish to re-grow a new and larger one. ...
What size can a crayfish grow to?
That depends on the species of crayfish. There are both fresh water and salt water crays ranging in mature sizes from 3 inches to 60 inches. If kept in a fish tank with fish, most of them will grab a lump of fish to eat if they get half a chance. IMO Crayfish not in the wild should be on a plate cooked and ready for eating. ...
Asked in Biology, Invertebrates
How do crayfish obtain food?
Some favorite foods of crayfish are worms, insects, insect larvae, and the eggs ... How big theyget, and how fast they grow, depends on many factors, such as water ... but even a smallercrayfish's pinch can hurt, so kids learn how to be careful ... ...
Asked in Crustaceans, Crayfish
Are crayfish from Australia?
There are several species of crayfish in Australia, including the red claw crayfish, Cherax quadricarinatus and the yabbie, C. destructor. The world's largest crayfish, which can grow to almost 7 pounds, is Astacopsis gouldi, found in Tasmania. ...
Asked in Crustaceans, Crabs, Lobster, Crayfish
How does molting occur in crayfish when and why?
Molting occurs when and because they need to grow. Crayfish have exoskeletons which means they have a hard, protective shell on the outer layer of their body. They need to grow out of their shells to gradually get bigger. ...