Originally Posted by cookiemn
I had two mantis shrimp in my 65 gallon and created a trap with a plastic soda bottle. This worked, but not before they killed of a third of my tank. When I caught them, I ran them under hot water, swore at them then, flushed them. But, they are cool looking shrimp. If I had another tank I would have kept them.
For future reference you can usually find someone who will take these little guys off your hands since they are rare to buy at a LFS
. I've seen posts on RC where somebody has laid claims 5-10 minutes after the post was listed
I feel your pain, however the shrimp was just doing what is was made to do and needed to do to survive