Fairy shrimp Streptocephalus sealii breeding approach
Anyone who wants to keep fairy shrimp in the aquarium is very well served with the Streptocephalus sealii. This fairy crayfish is very easy to raise and fun for the whole family. You need a breeding tank, water, a lamp and sufficient temperature. After about 48 hours, the first tiny fairy crab nests will appear. Should it take a little longer, this is no cause for concern. Faerie cancers can hatch for up to two weeks. Since it is freshwater animals, here is no salt addition as in Artemia necessary. This also facilitates the rearing for children.
The fairy shrimp Streptocephalus sealii are primeval crayfish without tanks. You therefore have no protection against attacks by other animals. That’s why they have the gift of making incredibly fast movements in the water when needed to escape their assailants. Streptocephalus sealii are very frugal animals. They do not make great demands on water quality or feed. They can feed on algae all their lives. Our 100% spirulina algae feed is ideal for this.
This fairy crayfish is one of the smaller primeval crayfish. Due to the small body length of 1.5 – 3 centimeters, it is possible for you to hold a little more animals in smaller containers.
The fairy shrimp Streptocephalus sealii are not only beautiful to look at, but will also revive your research drive.
Fairy crayfish “Streptocephalus sealii”:
Size: about 1.5 – 3 cm
Life expectancy: about 50 – 70 days
Temperature: about 24 ° C
Hatching rate: about every 4th egg hatches
1 x breeding mixture / egg-sand mixture with fairy shrimp Streptocephalus sealii eggs