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Old 04/12/2011, 08:14 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by kevinfa View Post
I think I have one in my tank! but I have not seen any threat to my snails, Hermit crab or fish. it is a very sneaky creature for sure. (if it is really a Mantis Shrimp or I may be wrong) Even my slow moving Mandarin Goby is fine! I will try to make some pictures or a video of the guy (I have to hire a Paparazzo!) hopefully you guys can ID the thing! Thanks for the great info on this issue though!
...'fine', not for long...unless it might be a Pistol Shrimp (Snapping Shrimp). Which sounds very similar to a Mantis, then your fine. Lets hope!

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