Debilius's Reef Lobster (Enoplometopus debelius)

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Debilius's Reef Lobster

Enoplometopus debelius

189 Litres (50 US G.)

10.2-12.7cm (4-5 ")


8.1 - 8.4

22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

9-12 years

This animal is available captive bred

Alternative Names[edit | edit source]

Purple Lobster

Sexing[edit | edit source]

Requires close examination

Tank Compatibility[edit | edit source]


Diet[edit | edit source]

Omnivorous; will scavenge, but supplementation is best.

Feeding Regime[edit | edit source]


Environment Specifics[edit | edit source]

Reef tank

Behaviour[edit | edit source]

Will not bother sleeping wrasses; however, be careful when keeping it, as it may eat small fishes, and invertebrates.

Identification[edit | edit source]

Is white to lavender, with violet or orange spots; unlike Enoplometopus daumi, this lobster is more purple, with the purple being darker.

Pictures[edit | edit source]