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post #1 of 15 Old 03-05-2007, 10:51 PM Thread Starter
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hi i have a blue lobster and i need to find out more about them ,does anyone know of a site where i can learn more about them i was just seaching the net and founf a picture he looks like an austrailian yabbie lobster.

2 bela sharks ;3 irredesent sharks an albino rainbow shark 3 common plecos , a bristlenose pleco 2 highfin catfish , rainbow shark , columbian shark , clown loach, zebra danios , platys a few guppies in a 116 gallon tank
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post #2 of 15 Old 03-06-2007, 08:16 AM
I think I read somewhere that they are truly blue crayfish. Maybe a search for that will help.

Yep, try www.bluecrayfish.com. There's a good faq section.
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post #3 of 15 Old 03-06-2007, 08:40 AM Thread Starter
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thank you for the site. i checked it ,looks more like north american crayfish. i found a picture of mine and im sure hes austrailian.

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post #4 of 15 Old 03-07-2007, 09:54 AM
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I went to www.poseidondbe.com, their maintenance section is very easy to understand and basically tells you everything you should know about maintenance of the lobster tank.
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post #5 of 15 Old 03-10-2007, 04:08 AM
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By lobster, I assume you mean crayfish or crawdad...if so, try this link:

http://crayfish.byu.edu/faq.htm

It gives a big more varied information than the usual crayfish sites...
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post #6 of 15 Old 03-10-2007, 09:05 AM
Everything I've read states that there aren't any freshwater lobsters, only saltwater. I'm thinking it has to be a crayfish, which are marketed as lobsters. I'd love to see a picture if you can find the time to post one.
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Everything I've read states that there aren't any freshwater lobsters, only saltwater. I'm thinking it has to be a crayfish, which are marketed as lobsters. I'd love to see a picture if you can find the time to post one.
It is a crayfish

Here's a pic of one I had
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post #8 of 15 Old 03-10-2007, 02:50 PM
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There is some taxonomy that states there are fresh water lobster but it is still debated as to the actual family from what I have found. There is a true fresh waTer lobster but you would need one huge tank as they get 18+ inches long and are found in Australia. I think there is also a fresh water "lobster" in Scotland in Loche ness but I am not sure if it is a lobster, is truely freshwater or what.
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post #9 of 15 Old 03-11-2007, 01:27 PM
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i just bought 2 :D funny lil guys arnt they!
just goin to have a swat on those sites posted

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post #10 of 15 Old 03-11-2007, 03:51 PM
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i just bought 2 :D funny lil guys arnt they!
just goin to have a swat on those sites posted
Be very careful with them Sazzy, because they are not sml for long and have a tendency to eat their tankmates. I will never stock them again after the last one I had ate a £16 5" parrot cichlid for dinner
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