FRESHWATER GIANT PRAWN (ROSENBERGII)
Keeping SnapshotDifficulty: Intermediate
Max Growth Size: 20 cm+
Temperament: Mostly peaceful, territorial to own kind
Preferred Water Parameters
pH Level: 7.0-8.0
General Hardness: Soft-Moderate
Northern Australia and Indo-Pacific region
Bred for aquaculture overseas, but not normally bred in aquaria. Juveniles grow up in estuaries and migrate upstream into freshwater.
Omnivorous, eats most fish foods.
Also known as Cherabin, this large freshwater prawn makes a fascinating aquarium subject (and is great eating!) Adults develop very long purple claws. Please note: avoid the use of copper based treatments if invertebrates are in the same tank.
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