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Old 09-18-2004, 03:17 PM   #1
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mantis in my 10

hey all i just finished cycling my 10gal like 4 or 5 days ago but havent had time to go get anything to fill it iwht yet... but dicovered a small green mantis shrimp .. not even one inch yet.. and like 3 or 4 rock crabs came in on my rock... how do i get them out? i do have a larger pistol i was planning on putting into the tank.. would he just get rid of them himself/
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Old 09-18-2004, 08:53 PM   #2
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the rock crabs i have dont bother anything really but the mantis might be a problem sooner or latter
dont think id put the pistol in with a mantis even if it was small

where did you get the rock im also in calgary or did u order it ?
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FW dip and they will jump out !
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if you dont want to fw dip them u can make a trap for it u just take a soda bottle clean it out really good cut off the top and turn it around and silicone it back on so its like a funnel into the body of the bottle u just put a piece of shrimp in the bottle and leav it in the tank the mantis should crawl in through the hole and not be able to get back out if you try this let me know how it goes ive had good results with it
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