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Old 09-05-2011, 05:18 PM   #1
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Can I keep a lobster from the grocery store?

I was wondering if I could get a live lobster from the grocery store and keep it as a pet. Would I take the rubber bands off of the claws or not? Would I kill my fish or get killed? They're about 1 foot long.
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Old 09-05-2011, 05:20 PM   #2
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It might be illegal depending where you live
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Old 09-05-2011, 05:23 PM   #3
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You would need a big tank and a chiller.
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Old 09-05-2011, 05:33 PM   #4
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Lol this is hilarious
Lol, Every time I go to the grocery store I try to talk my Mom into getting one. Never thought someone would make a thread about it lol.
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Haha I think it'd be cool. And make a good story
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They are a very interesting animal. One of the most popular things at the shop was a huge female blue crayfish we had. A large lobster can be a very interesting pet.
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If he kills any fish just cook him!
Mmmm
I'm sure there's more interesting varietys you could buy at a fish store though.
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They are a very interesting animal. One of the most popular things at the shop was a huge female blue crayfish we had. A large lobster can be a very interesting pet.
What size tank would you need for one?
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They are cold water. So you would need a huge chiller. I would say at least a 100g tank. But probably more. I have a friend that has a blue crab in his fowlr tank. It is mean as can be.
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I just traded in my Purple/Orange Reef Lobster because it had a taste for my Inverts and smaller fish.

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