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Old 11-17-2009, 06:18 PM   #1
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can i feed my mantis shrimp bristleworms?

hello. i have a peacock mantis shrimp in one aquarium and a reef aquarium for my other

my reef has become infested with bristleworms, a couple that are pretty big (about 3/16ths of an inch thick, 6 or 7 inches long!)

i am determined to catch these worms, but i was wondering would that be a safe snack for my mantis? my mantis is a tough little beast but i'm just ignorant on whether it would be a good idea or not

any feedback would be helpful. thanks!
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be careful catching them they sting i have stung by a bristle worm yet touch wood , but dont know much about amntis shrimp but i do know they like meaty foods , i know snails and fish if they can catch but not to sure about bristle worms but then it is a meaty food.
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