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Papuan Orange Crayfish (Cherax holthuisi ‘orange’)

$49.99

One of several rare species of Cherax crayfish found in the lakes and streams of Papua, the Papuan Orange Crayfish is a strikingly marked crustacean with a uniform pale orange coloration with blue highlights and distinctive black eyes. Found in warm, alkaline waters, these crayfish are fairly adaptable to aquarium conditions. As a scavenger, they will feed readily on most frozen or prepared sinking diets. Like most crayfish, the Papuan Orange prefer a dimly lit aquarium with multiple hiding places although once acclimated to the aquarium are not shy.