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Old 01-17-2006, 09:24 PM   #1
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Succesful mantis hunters wanted.

I have been hearing clicking in my tank so I have been on patrol for a while. I have seen two different mantis so I purchased 2 of the xterminator traps a while back. I have caught bunches of hitch hiker crabs but no mantis. I have been baiting the traps with a piece of shrimp. Any suggestions on a different trap or bait etc. On a positive note I saw a pistol shrimp molt yesterday. Never knew I had one.

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Old 01-17-2006, 10:17 PM   #2
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Sorry, no advice here. But if you catch some and are willing to ship, I have a home waiting for one (see sig).

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Old 01-18-2006, 09:52 AM   #3
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i've heard that mantis are extremely smart, so I think paitence and luck might have a hand in it.
75g w/ 30g sump, 160# LR, 60# sand: Inverts =18 turbos, 30 nassirus's, 40 blue leg's, 5 emeralds, 1 CBS, 1 skunk cleaner, 1 brown gulf shrimp? and various other LR hitch hikers yet un discovered or un-ID'ed
Fish=1 yellow tang, 1 yellow headed jawfish, 1 pink/blue shrimpgoby, 2 perc clowns.
Future fish = 1 sixline, 1 lawnmower blenny
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