Lysmata californica LYSCAL-010195-WINCHA-001

This entry was posted on Sunday, January 1st, 1995 and is filed under Shrimps, Spawning Reports.

The Breeder’s Registry® Information contained in this report is taken from submitted observations from aquarist unless noted otherwise (see comments). Information may be reproduced providing the Breeder’s Registry is cited.

Breeder ID: LYSCAL-010195-WINCHA-001

Date Received: 1/01/95

Identification: Lysmata californica

Duration Male (yr): 2

Size Male (mm): 60

Duration Female 1 (yr): 2

Size Female 1 (mm): 60

Broodstock notes: Wild caught adults

Adult diet: Eats anything except spirulina or other algae. Fed 1 – 2x/day or more

Pre-spawning activity: Controlled by water temperature (May through October)


Egg(s) description:

Approximate quantity: 500

Size: ~1mm

Egg changes/development:

Incubation period: 2 wks@72 F Time hatching occured:

Newly hatched appear: Attracted to light


Method removal/transf: Adults removed

Fry develope/changes: No metamoprhosis prior to 40 days. development through several stages

First food offered: Trochophores, (live/frozen) algae

Was feeding continual?: Second food offered: Artemia, dry foods


Development description: Long term survival 40+ days


Filtration: Open system, sand filter, carbon, UV, cartridge

Water temperature (F): 72



Additional comments:

About this report: Information contained in this report is taken from submitted observations. Taxonomy, Synonomy, Original description , Word origin and Suggested reading are provided by member(s) of The Breeder’s Registry staff. Information is presented under the belief that it is accurate. If you have information in addition to, or contrary to that presented you are encouraged to contact the Breeder’s Registry. Permission is granted for “one-time” personal use. Reproduction as distributed or accessible media is prohibited without prior written permission. All rights reserved. 1995



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