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Old 02-01-2005, 07:29 PM   #1
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I couldn't resist! Hows this for my first tank inhabitant!

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Old 02-01-2005, 07:33 PM   #2
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Looks like a decent cleaning crew you got there! Lookout Mantis! LOL

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Old 02-01-2005, 07:35 PM   #3
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that is very funny
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I almost forgot: I hope you have a good skimmer! These species are messy eaters!

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I almost forgot: I hope you have a good skimmer! These species are messy eaters!

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boy oyu got that right!!!
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thats too funny!
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I've heard they create a lot of waste products and have a very high ammonia smell if not changed regularly.
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Sorry...FW guy just had to mention: I would hope you're considering getting a larger tank real soon. I understand this variety will outgrow the tank in a matter of months.
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you just mad my day!!!!!!!
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I've observed that this species ( the young one's ) are experts at licking algae and any other detritous off of the glass.

Too funny.

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Old 02-02-2005, 10:15 AM   #11
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That is great!!! Beautiful species you have there.
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I hate to tell you this, but that tanks is a bit small for that species. They grow rather fast and will quickly out grow your tank.

Most reccomend at least a 120 gallons as the minimum tank size.

Care should also be taken when selecting tankmates because anything that can fit in This species mouth, will end up there.
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Shame too because the juvi version of this species is just so cute. Don't you just wish they'd stay that small? I wish mine still fit in my 120. Unfortunately they've well outgrown that and I keep them in my 46000g in the summertime.
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We all forgot one important thing: Did we QT this new specimen before adding him to the tank? LOL

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In one of these, I hope!

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Well I'm glad Everyone got a kick out of that!
Now my older speciman also wants to go in the tank!
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Interesting...I have never seen such a species like this one.
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I think you are maxed out on the bio load with the first specimen. Time for a bigger tank.

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Adorable!!! Great picture!

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how many hermit crabs would it take to clean up after that thing?
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