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Old 11-07-2014, 04:45 PM   #1
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Purple spot mantis being sold as a peacock

So my lfs guy ordered me a peacock mantis shrimp. Well I went there to see it yesterday and it's obviously not a peacock. It's lime green with two purple spots. So I ask my lfs guy if he's use its a peacock.. He said yes. So I go home and do some research and it's obviously a purple spot mantis. So I have two questions... How do I tell the guy it's not a peacock? And what is a fair price for a 3.5 inch purple spot mantis?

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Old 11-07-2014, 05:10 PM   #2
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print out the research, and go and confront him. tell him its a purple spot straight up.
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Blue zoo sells them $59.95
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If it's 3.5 and I take good care of it... How long should I expect it to live?

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Old 12-02-2014, 11:03 AM   #6
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Old 12-02-2014, 11:04 AM   #7
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I've heard of people keeping them for over 4 years


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Old 12-02-2014, 11:08 PM   #8
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I had my peacock for 10 yrs


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I've always wanted one can you put 2 together? Or like a zebra and a peacock?


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Old 12-03-2014, 08:57 AM   #10
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Simple answer, no. The only time I've heard of two mantis shrimp living together was two n. Wenerae living in a 120gal. (keep in mind that those guys only reach like 3.5 inches) I've never heard of a peacock being successfully kept with a zebra

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