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Red Claw Crayfish (Cherax quadricarinatus) and Friends


Red Claw Crayfish (Cherax quadricarinatus)  and Friends

This group is for those interested in Red Claw Crayfish and other species of crayfish.

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Latest Activity: Jun 22, 2018

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Redclaw Supplier Stick-Fins Farms Selling Business It Seems

Started by Shean Smith. Last reply by Craig Mullins Jan 9, 2015. 5 Replies

FYI: Stick-Fins Farm in Florida is going out of business before too long. The original owner, Michael Robinson, has passed away and the farm is in the process of being sold. Things may change. The…Continue

Normal growth rate

Started by Joseph May 21, 2014. 0 Replies

Hi,I would like to know normal growth rate of red claw from 2 month to 6 month.Please share to me if you know about this.Thanks in advance.Continue

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Legality of possessing Cherax and other crays

Started by Pat James. Last reply by Dave & Yvonne Story Oct 17, 2013. 6 Replies

I have been looking sources of crays (other than native tyoes) for my AP system. One of my considerations has been are the crays I want legal in Louisiana? I have done searches and NOT found anything…Continue

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Comment by Jon Parr on January 26, 2012 at 11:48am
Dave Durkin, about your question of 2' deep tanks suitable for redclaws? Yes. I use 18" deep wading pools, same as stick-fins in Florida. Look up stick-fin website, there are pictures of dozens of them, some with 2' tall skirting to prevent walkabout, but all definitely less than 18" deep water. Mine fluctuate between 12-16"
Comment by Chi Ma on January 18, 2012 at 11:34pm

Red Claws are doing  fine. I thought I was going to raise them to eat but selling them as pets make me more money and them\n i can afford lobster

Comment by Christine Smithers on January 18, 2012 at 12:41pm

hi Che Ma, how are your red claw doing?

Comment by Conrad Chin-Yee on January 8, 2012 at 4:05am

Dave, Don't you think that if the package calls them Red Lobsters that they are the same as the Red Claw Crayfish since the RCC is used as a substitute lobster?

Where did you order them from and where were they shipped to? 

Comment by Dave & Yvonne Story on January 7, 2012 at 8:18pm

I was looking for red claw, but the closest thing I could find was a red crayfish. I ordered 10. When they arrived, the package calls them Red Lobster.. I would guess they will help with keeping my tank clean, but will not grow big enough to eat.


Did I do it all wrong?

Comment by Chi Ma on January 6, 2012 at 5:53pm

@ Lance me too.

1. The babies like clean water. the adults not so much.

2. The adults aren't cannibalistic but the young are.

3. When the adults don't like the water conditions they'll tell you buy climbing out of the tank and dying in the most inaccessible spot and smelling up the garage.

4. Java Moss is super stuff to keep babies alive.

5. I sell more as pets than to be eaten

Comment by Lance Woolen on January 6, 2012 at 5:43pm

I've been working with these since Feb. Not very long but long  enough to learn a few hard lessons.

Comment by George on January 6, 2012 at 3:47pm


Nice.  How old is it?

Comment by Lance Woolen on January 5, 2012 at 6:47pm

Thought I share a photo of one of my reds

Comment by Chi Ma on October 19, 2011 at 6:08am

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