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Old 06-30-2005, 09:15 AM   #11
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Jermz thats a mantis
Either way I've been keeping an eye out and haven't seen anything. Hopefully it's not a mantis though!

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Well mantis are normally two clicks, no?
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mantis are ussually like Auto matic weapon clicks..... I've got a few pistols that hitchhiked in on my rocks and they slick in twos and threes all the time. They get pretty loud too.
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Well mantis are normally two clicks, no?
The "how many times does it click" method is, by no means, a relaiable way to identify a mantis or a pistol shrimp. I have a pistol shrimp in my tank and somethimes I hear one pop, other times I hear two, other times I hear several. Like I said, visual ID is the only way to know for sure.
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in my case I have two and they seem to stay together so a lot of times I hear multiple clicks.
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Have you found that any cleanup crew types bother either the pistol shrimp or gobie? I want the combo for my 6 gal, but I wish to have some additional cleanup crew and want to make sure they are all happy together... cause there is no where to go if they don't! 8O
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Cleanup crew shouldn't be a problem unless you have an aggressive hermit or something...

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