Scientific name - Panulirus spp. \r\n\r\nCommon name – Orange Spot Spiny Lobster\r\n\r\nMax Size – 9 in (23 cm)\r\n\r\nMin. Aquarium Size – 100 gal (370 L)\r\n\r\nRange - Hawaii \r\n\r\nCare Level – Easy\r\n\r\nTemperament – Semi-Aggressive\r\n\r\nFoods and feeding – This crab will scavenge food from the aquarium but should also be fed meaty foods\r\n\r\nSupplements: Calcium, Magnesium, Iodine, Trace Elements\r\n\r\nAquarium suitability - \r\n\r\nReef compatibility – No\r\n\r\nCaptive care – This species needs a deep sand bed and lots of rocks to hide in. Be sure that rock is secure and wont fall due to the lobster digging in the sand bed. It will hide during the daylight hours in a cave it digs for itself. All lobsters are highly territorial and should be kept one per tank. Like all inverts, the lobster is extremely sensitive to nitrates and metals, even small amounts are fatal to them.