Pictures of fish and fish in store may vary, these are just examples/fully grown fish
Dwarf crayfish are native to Mexico and the southern United states. They primarily inhabit streams and small rivers, though they can also be found in ponds and lakes. They tend to prefer slow moving waters, and are mostly found in the shallows.
They remain relatively small in the home aquarium, and the largest species of dwarf crayfish will only grow to about 2 inches (5 cm) in length. On average, they live two to three years in captivity, though there have been recorded instances of them living longer.
Name: Dwarf Mexican Crayfish
Science Name: Cambarellus patzcuarensis
Max Size: 2″
pH: 6.5 – 7.5
Temperature: 68-77F° (20-25°C) | Ideally around 72F° (22°C)
Care Level: Easy
Life Expectancy: 2-3 Years
Minimum Tank Size Recommended: 5 Gallons
Groups: Recommended in groups 6+ | thrive in groups 12+
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