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Old 07-12-2004, 05:28 PM   #1
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Hichikers: To keep, or not to keep - THat is the question

So what is the answer?

I am planning on getting #50-#60 LR from liverocks.com (not sure if gulf or Keys yet). I was planning on dipping it all and then curing it in my tank (nothing in it yet). But I am not sure what I want to keep and what I don't.
There a list anywhere of what I want to keep so I can find a picture or two and try to toss the wrong critters? Also, the ones I don't want, do you put them in the sump on some LR, QU, or flush. Is there any reason to keep them?
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Old 07-12-2004, 05:31 PM   #2
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You can click on my page below and go to the eductional section. It will have a link called "common critters" which will give you a good idea what what to expect. The only one you really want to get rid of that you can expect (depending on what kind of rock) is a mantis. dont put him in your sump, but other than that, its up to you. DO NOT TRY TO TOUCH IT OR PICK IT UP! They are called Thumb Splitters for a reason.


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Old 07-12-2004, 05:54 PM   #3
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When my shipment of lr and ls came from lr.com I put all crabs into the qt till I could id them and make sure they were reef safe
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