Latin Name: Entoplometopus sp.
Common Name: Purple Reef Lobster, Debelius' Reef Lobster
Full Size: 4"
Reef Safe: Yes
Minimum Tank Size: 30 gallon
Foods: Primarily Meaty Foods
This lobster species is most notable for its bright coloration. They are semi-aggressive and caution should be taken when mixing with other shrimp or small fish. They are reef safe and have been know to eat certain pests such as bristle worms. A very reclusive critter so hiding places are a must.
Maintaining optimal calcium and trace elements levels are crucial for growth and longevity. A drip method acclimation is strongly recommended for this sensitive animal.