Triops Cancriformis Green
Triops Cancriformis often live in cooler areas, where the ponds do not dry out as quickly as in desert regions, so this species is very good in summer to keep without heaters. This means for the Triops that he has more time to develop. Therefore, Triops Cancriformis are considered to be the slower growing member of the shrimp. They are the Triopsart with the largest life expectancy, since their metabolism works relatively slowly. The highest expected age is about 120 days. Since Triops never stop growing, the largest total length is to be expected in this species. Triops Cancriformis have an often beefy skull plate and a comparatively short tail. With Triops Cancriformis Green you have a good chance to see a male and pairings: Half of all hatched animals are male. And for a good reason: Although females can lay eggs without males, they are unfertilized. Only with males can they lay eggs that can be hatched.
Size: 6 – 12cm
Color: Green – Dark Brown Marbled / Dark Red Legs
Temperature: 22 – 24 ° C
Life expectancy: 90 – 120 days
Hatching rate: about every 4th – 5th egg hatches
1 breeding stock (egg-sand mixture) contains approx. 50 Triops Cancriformis Green eggs