Blue Lobster - Where to go with it

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  1. Oupoot

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    Welcome Oupoot. Why are you in a state of panic if the petshop have crayfish? Or did you buy one?
     
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    The second option to your question...:1:
     
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    You can go with a pot of boiling water.
     
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    Well yeah, just about decided that as he started wiping out the rest of my tank... he killed my tire track eel and luckily my few black neons were keeping the other fish up till now...

    This thing is looking to be more trouble than hes worth...
     
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    Will eventually kill everything in the tank. The are active when you fish sleep. Take it back to the LFS you bought it from and ask for a refund.
     
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    Pic ? Pic ? Pic ? :rofl:
     
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    Yeah, thats the idea i had aswell, the lobster peeled my poor eel like a potato... hes in a breeding tank at the moment so the other fish are safe...
     
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    :lol::lol:
     
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    I uploaded a pic of my tank, youll see the lobster floating around up top in a plastic container....

    [​IMG]
     
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    Nooo!!!
    He has eaten EVERYTHING including the cleaning lady.
    Look all that is left of her is a skull in the tank !!!!
    :lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:
     
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    Ask the guys on TASA about the legalities of keeping that Edison your province. I've sure @HenkHugo can give some input.
    If it is illegal, demand a refund, stop supporting that shop and report the shop to the relevant authorities ( nature conservation will be yourbest bet). But check first if it is illegal to sell them before causing reporting them.
     
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    lol not the response i was looking for... :biggrin:

    and yes i have cheked with a friend of mine thats studieng Vet at Tukkies, all forms of Freshwater lobsters are illegal, will be going there tomorrow and demand a refund and also get a filter swapped out, its missing some parts...

    here is a external link to what the guys looks like:

    Error 403 (Forbidden)!!1

    Then ill stay away from the shop for a while, they opened last week, and yes, im getting off topic here, but they got bala sharks with guppies in a tank and cichlids aswell, and alot of other tanks with combos thats not really compatible...
     
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    Well it looks like the problem sorted itself out this morning, the thing died last night...

    Thanks for all the advice and humor guys, i appreciate it
     
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    Be glad it died - the fine is R100 000 per animal and/or 10 years in prison. Best to also let the shop know.
     
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    is this west rand pet bird farm that's selling them
     
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    Hi

    No there is a new petshop that opened by Rand en Dal spar in krugersdorp, the are also activley breeding them, they got new eggs last week he also said...

    and they got white ones aswell.
     
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    They have been selling weird creatures for yonks as far as I know.
     
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    @Oupoot - i suggest you let them know its illegal as most shops dont know. If you then want to take it further have a look on the DAFF website there is a contact number to report stuff as well as the Gauteng dep of Agriculture might be able to help
     
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