filed in Animals Eating Habits on Oct.21, 2010
There are more than 540 species of crayfish in different regions of the world. Crayfish is also known as crawfish or crawdads. This fish lives in freshwater and natural environment. Mostly they are found in running water of small streams and rivers. The size and look of crayfish is very similar to lobster. Color, size, eating habits and attitude of crayfish are different with respect to certain species of crayfish.
What do crayfish eat?
Crayfish are one of omnivorous animals and eat everything it finds around. Crayfish eat vegetables like frozen carrots, peas and even plant leaves. They also eat shrimps, fish, meat and insects. They are in habit of eating most of decomposed plants rotten in the water like grass and others. They like to eat all these because these things are easy to trip and cut by their claws and teeth. If crayfish are kept in home as pets, then giving those green leaves of spinach and others will be very convenient to you.
Eating habits of crayfish are similar to many other species of fish that live in freshwater. They keep roaming and swimming to find food and eat it after cutting into small pieces.