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(6) Dwarf Crayfish - Cambarellus Diminutus

$41.95 $23.95
(You save $18.00)

Product Description

These grow to about 1.25" when full grown. Native to the Southern United States. They are very hardy and accept a wide range of water parameters. This strain throws a lot of blue/charcoal morph offspring. Color and pattern may vary. Great scavengers. Plant friendly, does not dig or uproot plants. Omnivores. Can be kept in colonies as long as there are plenty of extra hiding spots available. Likes live plants and mosses. Very prolific and easy to breed in the home aquarium. Hobby Level - Beginner

Can be kept in hard or soft water. Not picky with water parameters as long as they are not on the extremes.

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  1. They already want to multiply! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on Mar 10th 2017

    Received them early in the day, and go to work night shift at work and come home and they are already breeding! I got 14 and all of them survived the trip. Gonna need a larger tank already! Much easier to breed than the oranges.

  2. Lovely little critters 5 Star Review

    Posted by on Jan 31st 2017

    Purchased these crays to replace some severely inbred, eBayed CPOs that did poorly in my tank. Due to Post Office incompetence, they had a harrowing journey from Nebraska to North Carolina that somehow included an unscheduled, intermediate stop in Oregon (!). Miraculously, they arrived safe and (mostly) sound, with only one or two missing claws to show for their troubles. I attribute this mostly to One Stop's careful packaging and inclusion of several plants for them to hang on to. Also included a sample of shrimp/invertebrate food that the crays seem to like a lot.

    These guys are very cute, and I was surprised at how much smaller they are than the CPOs. This particular batch has a wide variety of colors--blue, charcoal, and chestnut with plenty of mottling and variation. After my bad experience with the CPOs, I'll take the more subdued coloring in exchange for greater genetic diversity. A few even have brown bodies and bright blue claws/legs, which is neat. Temperamentally, they're pretty active in the tank and fun to watch. Somewhat gentler than the CPOs toward one other, although they did nab two or three of my RCS in the first few hours before the shrimp wised up and got off the tank floor. I think they were probably just ravenous from their long trip, and I haven't seen any other incidents.

    Overall, I'm very satisfied. These are very fun crayfish for an excellent price. Thanks so much!

  3. cra cra crayfish 5 Star Review

    Posted by on Jan 27th 2017

    Love em. They are just what I needed for my tank within days a cpl were at it making babies

  4. cra cra crayfish 5 Star Review

    Posted by on Jan 27th 2017

    Love em they are happy in my tank

  5. SO CUTE!!!:) 5 Star Review

    Posted by on Jan 26th 2017

    I have had cambarellus shufeldtii but not the diminutus , when i got these today there was 2 extra and for 50 bucks that's a great deal, it came with a sample of food and 2 plants, The packaging came in just 3 days and very nicely packaged with extra precaution for the safety of the animals, Definitely would buy again from this website

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