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Hi @Natadactyl , my reef lobster 'Helmut. D' sends his best wishes to 'Larry' from across the pond in the UK. I have had him for nearly 4 years. Here is a photo I took of him in his cave.

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Hi @Natadactyl , my reef lobster 'Helmut. D' sends his best wishes to 'Larry' from across the pond in the UK. I have had him for nearly 4 years. Here is a photo I took of him in his cave.

Enoplometopus debelius.jpg
Omg hes so cute! What do u feed him? Does he move his stuff around all the time? I have so many questions lol! I love your Lobby! Larry is definitely my baby! Hes spoiled!
 
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Omg hes so cute! What do u feed him? Does he move his stuff around all the time? I have so many questions lol! I love your Lobby! Larry is definitely my baby! Hes spoiled!
Hikari crab cuisine, He also like Otohime that I top dress myself and mysis shrimp.
 
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Yeah larry doesnt like pellets i tried! Lol! He eats scallops, peas, jumbo shrimp, peppers and mussels!!! I feed him some everyday and mix it up! I try different healthy things for him!!!
Hikari crab cuisine, He also like Otohime that I top dress myself and mysis shrimp.
Yeah larry doesnt like pellets i tried! Lol! He eats scallops, peas, jumbo shrimp, peppers and mussels!!! I feed him some everyday and mix it up! I try different healthy things for him!!! Here he is with a scallop and wont let go of his feeding stick lol
 

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Helmut D will eat anything, including my finger tips, :) . I like to feed him pellets as they contain all of the ingredients he needs for a strong moult. I mix up my own gel foods for my other animals so may make up a special recipe just for him.

Raw shrimp should be ideal as it contains chitin. But my lobster is a reef lobster Enoplometopus Debelius, That is where he gets his name from Helmut Debelius who first named the species. Max size around 5 inch. This is a pic I took when he was much smaller.

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Helmut D will eat anything, including my finger tips, :) . I like to feed him pellets as they contain all of the ingredients he needs for a strong moult. I mix up my own gel foods for my other animals so may make up a special recipe just for him.

Raw shrimp should be ideal as it contains chitin. But my lobster is a reef lobster Enoplometopus Debelius, That is where he gets his name from Helmut Debelius who first named the species. Max size around 5 inch. This is a pic I took when he was much smaller.

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He is a great looking lobsta! They are such fascinating pets! While i know Larry isnt meant to be one im glad i saved him and he can live a good life!!!
Helmut D will eat anything, including my finger tips, :) . I like to feed him pellets as they contain all of the ingredients he needs for a strong moult. I mix up my own gel foods for my other animals so may make up a special recipe just for him.

Raw shrimp should be ideal as it contains chitin. But my lobster is a reef lobster Enoplometopus Debelius, That is where he gets his name from Helmut Debelius who first named the species. Max size around 5 inch. This is a pic I took when he was much smaller.

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He is a great looking lobsta! They are such fascinating pets! While i know Larry isnt meant to be one im glad i saved him and he can live a good life!!! His recent moult!! Craziest thing! Looks like a whole lobster but just his old suit!!! What a guy!!! Lol
 

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He buried the body afterwards like a good lobster! Lol!

I used to live in FL where lobster "hunting" is big. I was told that they are spooked out by other dead lobsters and that if you throw remains near spots with lots of lobsters they'll all leave.
 
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Larrys chiller!!! So expensive but so worth it!!! JBJ done did good lol
Good you have that because I thought it was a heater and I was just going to comment no. They are cold water animals. And they can live for decades some even 100+ years. They really are super easy pets. Although most people don’t keep them…as they also don’t really don’t move around a lot and boring to most people or food.
 
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