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Old 07-26-2013, 08:20 PM   #1
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What do yall think about purple lobsters?

He's a beauty but is he really the terror of the tank that I read about?
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He's a beauty but is he really the terror of the tank that I read about?
They're a great addition to a tank but can be very dangerous. I wouldn't put it in a community tank or anything less than 50 gallons. If you have small fish they'll probably be eaten.
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I don't think I'd trust a lobster in a reef tank
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Old 07-26-2013, 09:55 PM   #4
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I am just getting started. Added my first fish this week 2 clowns. I will eventually get to reef but I'm not adding that stuff until I get the basics figured out.

I was just wondering if you kept them fat and happy with other food if they'd leave fish alone.
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I had a friend that had one for years and never saw any aggression out of it.
Scavengers really.
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I personally would never have another one, first off once you put it in your tank, you will never see it again, second it will terrorize your fish and third, it will kill and eat anything it can catch
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