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Kentech5
04/16/2016, 05:09 PM
I just picked up a mantis shrimp at my LFS. I know he was a hitchhiker in live rock, from Florida I think. I have a 5 gallon tank plumbed into my 45 cube that he will probably take over. Hoping I could get an ID here.


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nmotz
04/17/2016, 07:34 AM
Can't quite tell if he's a spearer or not, but I'd say Pseudosquilla Ciliata

Kentech5
04/17/2016, 10:29 AM
Ill try to get some better pics. Forgot to take one when he was in the dip and pour.


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EI Gringo
04/17/2016, 02:09 PM
Get a glimpse of the meral spots, I suspect it's a gonodactylus smithii

Kentech5
04/17/2016, 03:50 PM
I dont recall seeing meral spots like that but ill try to get a look, and a pic from the front.


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Gonodactylus
04/18/2016, 09:10 AM
I check in now and then to see how things are going. this is a N. wennerae.

roy

nmotz
04/19/2016, 09:49 PM
Good to see you on here again Dr Caldwell!

jason2459
04/19/2016, 09:57 PM
I check in now and then to see how things are going. this is a N. wennerae.

roy
And much appreciated!

Kentech5
04/20/2016, 01:17 AM
Thanks a ton for the ID. He has taken krill for me the last two days. I will try to get a pic or video.


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Kentech5
04/20/2016, 07:25 PM
https://vimeo.com/163633164

https://vimeo.com/163633196


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andamanocean
04/23/2016, 02:02 PM
Trillions of these off the beaches here... think i even have one in the live rock as at night i hear noises :/

hotelbravo
04/23/2016, 08:12 PM
glad to see roy stopped in and found an ID for you. thanks roy!