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Old 03-26-2012, 03:25 PM   #1
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Weird shrimp like thing

I bought a live rock today just to get nice clam that was on it. I examine it before adding it to my fish tank, and I found this lil guy it looks like a shrimp but is not a shrimp and is very fast. Any help would be awesome. Thank you guys!!!
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Old 03-26-2012, 04:48 PM   #2
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I'd say it looks like an amphipod.
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Old 03-26-2012, 04:58 PM   #3
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I hope so. I have being doing some research and comparing pictures and it looks like a shrimp mantis and I am crossing my fingers because I don't know if there were more in that rock.
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+1 on amphipod
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Old 03-26-2012, 07:22 PM   #5
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Yes, amphipod.
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Old 03-26-2012, 07:29 PM   #6
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Ok are they safe to keep or no. Than you!!!
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Yes they are good to have!
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They help a lot with cleaning up the tank. How big is he?
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Is about 1/2 an inch and is like green in color that's why I thought it was a baby shrimp mantis.
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