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Hello I just bought some cpos about 3weeks ago, but they are not orange is this because they are young and color up later or they are bad quality.
 

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Maybe both? Most of the wild ones I've seen from Mexico have a more pronounced brown-colored hue with a hint of orange. Breeders of this species try to develop and maintain the orange coloration (will cull a lot at times).

Hello I just bought some cpos about 3weeks ago, but they are not orange is this because they are young and color up later or they are bad quality.
 

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You are in Puerto Rico, so may have a lot less options to pick from.

You never mentioned the actual SIZE of the CPO in your tank, if it's real, around here I've seen them sell for $10-$15 each about .75-1" in size.

Could also be a Marmorkrebs the store sold you. Most of the employees I've talk seem to have very little to no knowledge about invertebrates & will sell you random inverts @ ridiculous prices.

  • Post a CLEAR picture of your CPO, if you want someone to identify it for you. Never seen any of the wild ones that WW described.


http://www.reef2rainforest.com/2013/03/15/a-mexican-crayfish-for-nano-aquariums/

http://www.aquatic-photography.com/forum/showthread.php?11272-Baby-crayfish-macro
 
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