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View Poll Results: Which would you rather keep/buy
CPO 7 58.33%
Dwarf Cajun Cray 5 41.67%
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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 04-09-2013, 02:33 AM Thread Starter
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Dwarf crayfish Poll

Which would you prefer to keep/buy? Trying to gauge popularity between
CPO vs Cajun dwarf cray. I would love your input!
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cajun cause they are alot cheaper and i know they are plant safe. never had cpo so i dont know about them
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Bought 10 and they all died on me. I wouldn't own another CPO in a long time. LOL

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CPO. Great with plants. Occasionally okay with fish and other critters in certain circumstances.

Also colorful and easy to spot in our boxes filled with green stuff.
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I voted for CPO- love 'em.
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Cajun color morph I am working on:
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Love the color, hardy as nuts, prolific breeders, really pops against dark substrate and moss.
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Depends on the 'scape. Started off planning to convert a heavily planted tank from cherry shrimp to CPO, but am now leaning towards trying my hand at a sandy-bottomed creek biotope instead, and that'll look much better with the natural looking cajuns.

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