Triops Cancriformis Germany

  • Size: approx. 5 - 7 cm
  • Life expectancy: about 90 - 120 Days
  • Temperature range: 22 - 24 °C
  • Origin: Germany
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Triops Cancriformis Germany

With a life expectancy of up to 120 days, the Triops Cancriformis Germany represents the longest living species of the genus Triops. The living fossil grows throughout its lifetime, which is why this prehistoric cancer due to high life expectancy with up to 12 cm can reach a considerable body length. As a rule, however, it is at a height of between five and seven centimeters. If you would like to know more about this domestic gill-foot canker, we have some interesting information for you below.

Needs of Triops Cancriformis Germany

Triops Cancriformis Germany aus Deutschland As the name suggests, the Triops Cancriformis Germany comes from Germany and thus from a cooler range than the Triops Longicaudatus. This origin affects the ideal water temperature in the Triops attitude. The German Triops species copes very well with an average water temperature of 22 ° C to 24 ° C. Unlike other species, you can keep this Triops in the aquarium without heating during the summer.

Otherwise, the Triops Cancriformis Germany the same attitude claims as most animals of this genus. To thrive he needs a good water quality, Triops feed and sufficient daylight or artificial light.

Triops Cancriformis Germany - A Survival Artist

All triops are real survivalists. Irrespective of their origin, aquatic animals invariably live in waters that are only briefly filled with water and dry out completely after a relatively short time. Triops are perfectly adapted to these habitats. They grow very fast, reach sexual maturity after just a few weeks, and soon be able to deposit their cysts (eggs) in the mud of the water. The deposited Triopseier, which are also referred to as permanent eggs, are characterized by some peculiarities. They already contain embryos that are very robust. Protecting the egg shell, they survive various mechanical stresses, drought, heat and UV rays over many years. Only with certain impulses and by contact with water, the slip is stimulated. Within a few hours, the about 0.2 mm small larvae (nauplii) hatch from the about 0.25 mm large triopets, which shed several times in the first days of life. During moulting the Triops Cancriformis Germany repel their outer shell. Under the old shell, a new one has already developed, which adapts optimally to the growth of the crustacean. As growth slows down over the lifetime, fewer molts occur with advanced age.

How to properly feed your Triops Cancriformis Germany

Triops are living beings that need water, heat and light as well as species-appropriate food. Therefore, we offer you in the Triops King online shop various Triops Cancriformis Germany breeding approaches as well as great starter sets with food and rearing instructions. One or two days after the hatching of the nauplii, the first feeding of your Triops starts. For this, use our Triops Spirulina Hatchling, which provides everything the young crayfish need after hatching. From the 2nd week of life, feed the Triops Rearing Feed. This Triops food is particularly high quality, can be digested very well and supports the moulting and the tank formation of your Triops Cancriformis Germany. Once your prehistoric crabs reach an age of about 4 weeks, you can switch them to the Triops staple diet. The high-protein Triops feed contains many vitamins and is optimally adapted to the needs of freshwater crayfish.