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    My crayfish likes to climb up the filter intake tube, then hang upside down from the lip of the output. It seems it only needs a foothold with a couple legs to hold itself in this position. This is why you have to cover all openings in a crayfish tank, unless you want them going for a walk!


    After a few camera flashes he decided to let go and wave his claws at me. Maybe he didn't like the bright lights... or maybe he thought it was time to be fed.
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    Is this the one you found walking up the drive?

    I wonder how much time on land they would spend if you had them in a tank with half water, half land? (you may guess that I know very little about crayfish)
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    yup, that's the one.

    That's a good question on the land versus water thing. It probably depends a lot on the species. There are some species of crayfish that dig burrows on land down to wet soil and live in there, so obviously they can handle little or no water for extended periods. There's other species that live in big lakes and deep rivers and probably rarely if ever go up on land. Mine's an adventurer, one way or the other.
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    Do you know what species this one is?
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    Orconectes virilis, I think. Not positive.
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    He's edible
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    technically, sure... but you'd get more meat out of a chicken nugget.
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    My friend had almost the exact same experience as you; he found a crayfish (like 2 inches long) in his driveway, no idea how it got there. He then put it in a ten gallon tank with a couple shiners. One way his experience differed from yours? His got out the night he put it in and he found it in the bathroom the next morning. Could you imagine? lol. Great pics btw!
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    When I was in charge of the irrigation system, crayfish would get sucked into the pipes and you would find them in the pools beside the individule valves, as soon as you turned the valve off, you could watch the crayfish head back to the creeks, they always seemed to know which direction to go.
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