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Old 10-04-2004, 01:36 PM   #1
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what is this shrimp?

is it a pistol shrimp? or mantis? or something else?
also, what kind of crabs are these? just some wild crabs?
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Old 10-04-2004, 01:38 PM   #2
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Looks like a pistol shrimp. I have no idea on the crab.
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Old 10-04-2004, 01:47 PM   #3
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Ya it is a pistol. Here of some pics of a pistol
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Old 10-04-2004, 01:48 PM   #4
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Now the mantis.
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Old 10-04-2004, 04:23 PM   #5
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I have 3 of those exact same crabs in my tank... came in with some live rock I just got... would really like to know what they are!
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Hard to tell from the pic. Could be some type of Mithrax sp.. Are the tips of the claws pointed or flat?
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Old 10-04-2004, 09:16 PM   #7
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Almost looks like a Sally Lightfoot (Percnon gibbesi or Grapsus grapsus)

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thank you so much guys!
its good to know shes not mantis~^__^
then i will put her back to the house~ hehehe
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Mithrax definitely.
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