Reef lobster damaged claw

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I recently received a red Hawaiian reef lobster with a damaged claw. I’m assuming it’ll heal when he molts, but is there anything I can do to help it heal? I did add a half dose of lugols, something I do weekly in all my tanks. Right now the lobster is in quarantine.

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I recently received a red Hawaiian reef lobster with a damaged claw. I’m assuming it’ll heal when he molts, but is there anything I can do to help it heal? I did add a half dose of lugols, something I do weekly in all my tanks. Right now the lobster is in quarantine.

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I’m no help with a lobster unless we’re eating it with butter :p

I would just keep the water clean, it doesn’t look bad. Hopefully someone with helpful advice will follow.
 

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It should be normal after a molt or two I’d think. It’s been awhile since I’ve messed with lobsters though, I forget if all species can fully heal.
 
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It should be normal after a molt or two I’d think. It’s been awhile since I’ve messed with lobsters though, I forget if all species can fully heal.
Good to hear, this is my first lobster so I guess I’m just a little cautious. How often do they usually molt in your experience?
 

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Good to hear, this is my first lobster so I guess I’m just a little cautious. How often do they usually molt in your experience?
Monthly when they are young, then a few times a year as they get older. This was for rock lobsters though.
 
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