Triops Red Longicaudatus Tadpole Shrimp Breeding approach mix
The Triops Red Longicaudatus is congeneric with the normal one which originates from America Longicaudatus. It has a genetic defect which is why it is an albino version. As far as we know, this species has not yet been sighted in the outdoors. The Red Longicaudatus is a result of aquarium breeding.
The way to keep them are the same as for the normal Longicaudatus. The Red Longi like temperatures from 24th °C upwards and they are just as lively and vibrant as its congeneric mate. The only difference which distinguishes the Red Longicaudatus from a common Longi is its color. The Red Longicaudatus shell is transparent. However, the red blood of Triops lets this specific kind appear red, resulting in the name of the Red Triops Longi.
They, too, are able to produce their own eggs just two weeks after hatching which they then bury in the sand. How to watch another round Triops Red Longicaudatus nauplii emerge from their eggs, you will learn here: how to properly take care of Triops-eggs
For rearing, distilled, rainwater or creek water is required. However, by adding a special water conditioner to normal tap water, these use of that is also possible.
An aquarium containing Triops Red Longicaudatus is an eye-catcher for every visitor to your home.
Triops-species "Red Longicaudatus":
Size: approx. 5 - 7 cm
Life expectancy: approx. 60 - 90 days
Temperature: approx. 24 ° C.
Hatching rate: approx. every 4th egg hatches
1 x Breeding approach mix / egg-sand mixture with Triops Red Longicaudatus eggs