Meet Manny

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Meet Manny

Post by Tim » Sat Dec 29, 2012 11:39 am

Bought some cultivated live rock that came in at the LFS yesterday. Got first pick 8).

Meet Manny the mantis shrimp :D. As the first hitchhiker he's now inhabiting my refugium.

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Re: Meet Manny

Post by defool89 » Sat Dec 29, 2012 1:57 pm

Those shrimps were conceived in a fiery volcano and spewed with evil. I love it
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Re: Meet Manny

Post by bertie 83 » Sat Dec 29, 2012 2:12 pm

Very nice.
It's amazing how easy maintenance is. If done regularly and thoroughly

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Post by puffykid » Sat Dec 29, 2012 2:15 pm

They are such a weird creature! When I first saw one I thought they were really gross looking, but they have grown on me a lot and I like how they make their own burrows.
How big is he?
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Post by Tim » Sat Dec 29, 2012 2:38 pm

puffykid wrote: How big is he?
A whopping 1" :lol:. If I ID'd correctly he'll grow to about 2inch max. I might set up my Fluval Edge for him if I can scrape up some money for another Tunze Osmolator ATO. Or I'll make an overflowbox out of some spare glass on the Fluval Edge and hook it into my 140g DT & 30g sump.
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Re: Meet Manny

Post by *GSP*Fan* » Sat Dec 29, 2012 7:57 pm

Neat!

I'd set him up his own tank too.

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Post by bertie 83 » Sun Dec 30, 2012 5:19 am

They are fascinating creatures, I'm with team set him up his own tank. You can then tailor the tank to get the best natural behaviour from this little fella
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Re: Meet Manny

Post by sgtmyers88 » Sun Dec 30, 2012 6:06 am

LOL just an inch? He better stay out of my GSP tank as they would make a quick and light snack outta him!
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Post by Tim » Sun Dec 30, 2012 6:59 am

sgtmyers88 wrote:LOL just an inch? He better stay out of my GSP tank as they would make a quick and light snack outta him!
I don't think that big butt of the puffer would fit in the holes where the mantis would hide :lol:.
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Re: Meet Manny

Post by puffykid » Sun Dec 30, 2012 11:57 am

Cool good luck with him!


I don't think that big butt of the puffer would fit in the holes where the mantis would hide :lol:.[/quote]

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