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    Fern
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    Pistol shrimp ID

    Post by Fern on Tue Sep 27, 2011 12:42 pm

    So I know its a pistol shrimp but what kind?



    We had it in the 125g sump till it took up residence in the hydromoter... so we tossed it in the tank.


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    Airborne

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    Re: Pistol shrimp ID

    Post by Airborne on Wed Sep 28, 2011 1:15 pm

    It looks kinda of like a mantis shrimp But it's not do they really making a clicking noise??
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    Fern
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    Re: Pistol shrimp ID

    Post by Fern on Wed Sep 28, 2011 3:33 pm

    If it does I cant hear it over the splash and gurgle in the fish room.


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    FishVixen
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    Re: Pistol shrimp ID

    Post by FishVixen on Thu Sep 29, 2011 2:19 pm

    Mantis are much stockier than this guy.

    joefish72

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    Re: Pistol shrimp ID

    Post by joefish72 on Mon Oct 03, 2011 7:31 pm

    I don't check the salt stuff very much, so sorry for the late response. Maybe, it's a "candy stripe pistol shrimp" from what I can see.

    Here are some of the red shrimp names:
    Alpheus armatus Red Snapping shrimp
    Alpheus sp. "Red Caribbean Pistol Shrimp

    Link to site: http://www.saltcorner.com/AquariumLibrary/browsegroupspecies.php?GroupID=151

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