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  1. Electric Blue Crawfish Not Eating

    Hello all! I have an electric blue crawfish whom I have had for about four months now. She and I have gone through several molts together, but this time she did not eat for almost a week before the molt and has still not eaten since. It has been about a week since she has molted. I'm wondering...
  2. Top facts about freshwater crayfish fish

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
  3. Snail/Shrimp Colony

    I am currently running a 16 gallon tank with a Fluval C3. I've always wanted an invert tank but have never actually gotten around to setting one up. I was thinking about breeding snails (pond snails, mystery, ramshorn, etc.) as well as cherry shrimp to raise as live food for my fish in the 55...
  4. Brook Crayfish

    We have a camp on a brook and we often see large Crayfish hiding in the rocks. The kids like to move the rocks to make a swimming hole, a work in progress. Hubby thinks its a good idea to bring one home and put it in Oscar's tank. I don't know if that is such a good idea. 1 because I don't think...
  5. compatibility and overstocking?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    hello I am about to get my first fish tank as I am very interested in this hobby. I would like to know if these fish/invertebrates are compatible and if this tank would be overstocked. I will be getting a 50 gallon tank. with a school of long finned danios (I believe I need 5?), a school of...
  6. compatibility and overstocking?

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    hello I am about to get my first fish tank as I am very interested in this hobby. I would like to know if these fish/invertebrates are compatible and if this tank would be overstocked. I will be getting a 50 gallon tank. with a school of long finned danios (I believe I need 5?), a school of...
  7. New Blue Lobster (Crayfish) in community tank (and it's not going well)

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    So I did the foolish thing of following my impulse rather than first doing my research like I should have. I have a well-established 10 gallon community tank with: 2 black neon tetras 3 fish that were sold to me as black neon tetras but upon closer inspection clearly are not (though they are...
  8. Suggestions for 29 Gallon and 10 Gallon.

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    I recently came into ownership of a 29 gallon with a 75 gallon filter with a red claw crayfish, 3 mollies, and 7 platies. I was wondering if I could add any more fish to this tank? If I could I was interested in Bloodfin Tetras or more platies. Though honestly I am interested in any fish, just...
  9. Crayfish Molting

    hello! I have a 2.5" ish red crayfish that just molted a little less than 24 hours ago. he seems to have had no troubles with most of the molting but his left claw is still stuck on...should I do something about it at some point (i.e. if in 48 hours, it's still attached, should I hold it while...
  10. Help With Stocking and Ratio

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Hello all. I have a 60 gallon long tank set up as an African Cichlid tank. I have a few that I know, one yellow lab, one red zebra, one acei, one johanni, one jewel, one blue with vertical stripes, one just like him with yellow and blue. Along with a striped Raphael catfish, one medium sized...
  11. How do you treat crayfish/snails for diseases?

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    I was wondering how to treat my crayfish, and my apple snails for diseases? Salt harms snails, and most medicines will kill most inverts.... So, how are you supposed to treat for diseases? Or parasites? My problem is parasites. My crayfish eats my dead fish, could he be internally infected?
  12. Crayfish and guppies...5g...

    So, Im wondering.. Would i be able to keep guppies in my cray tank? I got three guppies and four mollies today, and i didnt know mollies got that big! Right now, there are three rosies in my crays tank. They were supposed to be food, but he just couldent catch them, and now he doesnt even...
  13. Orange dwarf Mexican crayfish

    Okay so I just wanna know if these guys are community friendly and how big they get... They'd be going into my fluval 12 g if I got them, ... And tips?
  14. what do cray fish eat?????

    my dad just bought a crayfish for my 29 gallon against my better judgement and he has already tried to eat my female betta fish and one of my ghost shrimp. I dont have anywhere else to put him and i'm nervous out of my mind that overnight he will kill one of my good fish. what do crayfish eat...
  15. Crayfish!!!!!!!! Help!!!!!!!!!

    my dad just did something stupid and bought a crayfish for our community tank. for some weird reason my female betta keeps eating at his eyeball and he goes to eat her and luckily she getting away fast enough. I knew this was a bad idea. but we just got home and i am not running out to return...
  16. Hello from North Dakota!

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi everyone! My name is Sarah, I live in North Dakota and have owned a dog grooming shop for 12 years. I've always loved aquariums and fish since I was very little, and had my first aquarium when I was a kid. I don't recall what was in it, but I remember really enjoying it. I don't think I've...
  17. Electric Blue Crayfish

    Hi I was at the LFS today and noticed that they had an Electric Blue Crayfish in stock. This really caught my eye, and having just received a 55 gallon, I have room for it. I have a couple of questions on crayfish in general. A- What do they eat? B- Will they harm my fish? C- Are they hardy? D-...
  18. Electric Blue Crayfish, too big to get out?

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    I'm just wondering, I don't know a whole lot about these guys, but I have one and he was really small when we got it. We have a hallow plastic rock decoration in the tank that's got a few really small holes at the top that I'm positive he can't fit into or out of now, but there was one more he...