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Old 04-01-2012, 07:53 PM   #1
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Crabs/ lobsters

Will my cichlids eat a crab or lobster if I add one??
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Old 04-01-2012, 07:58 PM   #2
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Will my cichlids eat a crab or lobster if I add one??
I do believe so, especially after moulting they are particularly vulnerable.
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Old 04-02-2012, 09:21 AM   #3
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I think I'll put a couple of crabs in w my small tropicals ( barbs,platys,ect.) instead. Thnx!!
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Most crabs are not fully aquatic and need a way to get to the surface or they will die.
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Sometimes you have to be more careful they don't get your fish especially the lobsters they get pretty big quite quickly too. I had one a while ago and it used to try nip my Oscar
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