Triops Red Longicaudatus Tadpole Shrimp Starter Kit Plus
In principal, the Triops Red Longicaudatus is the same Triops as a normal Longicaudatus. The only difference is their red color. However, the Triops is not actually red but colorless due to a gene error. Apart from that, he is just as agile and lively as a normal Longicaudatus. He brings a lot of fascination into your aquarium and allows you an insight into prehistoric times.
In the husbandry, the Red Longicaudatus requires a care-taking and treatment equal to that of the Longicaudatus. Its temperature range also lies within 24 and 28 ° Celsius. Its red color, the Trios does get from is red blood in combination with his colorless shell. The Triops Red Longi can reach a size of five to seven centimeters (including tail fork).
From the age of about two weeks, the Triops Red Longicaudatus is able to produce its own Triops cysts. Once its egg sacs are full, they bury the cysts in the sand. How you can re-use these Triops-eggs for a subsequent new breeding of Triops Red Longicaudatus, we show you here: how to properly prepare Triops-eggs
For the rearing of Triops Red Longicaudatus, you should use distilled water, creek water or rainwater. If you find yourself to not have access to any of the three types of water, there is also the possibility to make tap water suitable for fish by adding an appropriate water conditioner.
Start now your own Triops Red Longicaudatus breeding! You will be amazed.
Triops-species "Red Longicaudatus":
Size: approx. 5 - 7 cm
Life expectancy: approx. 60 - 90 days
Temperature: approx. 24th ° C.
Hatching rate: approx. every 4th egg hatches
1 x Breeding approach mix / egg-sand-mixture of Triops Red Longicaudatus eggs
5 Grams of Spirulina algae powder for the first two weeks
5 Grams basic feed from the age of two weeks
1 x Water treatment
1 x Rearing guide with useful information, tips and tricks for beginners and advanced breeders