Do they eat plants?

Discussion in 'Blue Lobster' started by ilikefish, Apr 3, 2010.

  1. ilikefishValued MemberMember

    I have a 20g planted tank that has nothing but TONS of plants... The plants are a must... will a blue lobster eat plants?
  2. JayseeFishlore LegendMember

    It'll dig them up.

  3. ilikefishValued MemberMember

    Aww... well then I guess thats a no go : (
  4. JayseeFishlore LegendMember

    Crayfish are aquatic bulldozers. You could get dwarf crayfish maybe. Mine don't dig in the sand, but I'm not sure about the live plant part.
  5. ilikefishValued MemberMember

    hmm thanks for the info i'll check it out : )
  6. cm11599psWell Known MemberMember

    One crayfish I had even decided to munch down on some plastic plants.
  7. FurallicahWell Known MemberMember

    My crayfish has only slid my plants over if he cant move around them well. He has so far only moved them a little close together so he can try to catch one of the guppies in the tank. (Which is what they are there
  8. FishLuverValued MemberMember

    I've seen my crayfish nibbling on my sword plant. I've also even seen him dig up a root and take a nibble! And yes, they definately like to dig around the roots! I find that if I give him lots of hiding places he'll stay away from the plant though. I think he mainly digs at the roots in attempts to make a hiding place! lol Good luck!
  9. ChickletteValued MemberMember

    Mine dug up my plants so I put them in another tank. They dig the roots up and nibble on them.
  10. yallyall1Well Known MemberMember

    I think moss species would be OK, or even plants with driftwood...

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