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Re: NFC: crayfish tank

Hi Chuck,
I had 6 in a tank with bluegills.  They seemed to do
ok no matter what I did.  One recently died.  Tried to
"molt" and might have gotten stuck.  They seem to eat
leftovers mostly.  Anything that gets to the bottom
including algae wafers etc.

--- CEFCHURCH at aol_com wrote:
> I am set up a crayfish tank at a library branch. 
> Right now I have one large 
> one in a plain 10 gallon with some large gravel and
> a piece of slate if 
> he/she chooses to get out of the water.  Right now,
> the specimen seems to 
> hide in one corner.  
> Subjects I need help on:
> - aquascaping for Crayfish
> - food options (so far I know about shrimp pellets
> and fresh shrimp)
> - water depth
> - what happens when you put more than one in the
> tank.  What if I do to a 29 
> gallon tank?
> - filtration
> - general behavior of crayfish in a tank
> - ideas about putting a female with eggs in he tank
> - Anyhing else anyone can think of!
> Chuck Church
> Indianapolis, Indiana USA

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