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3S1K
07/22/2016, 11:12 AM
Not sure if the image will show up. A buddy asked me if I wanted this Mantis shrimp but just want to make sure what it is before adding it to my tank.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByeuUeUMEumReW90M2ljVFN4RG8/view?usp=sharing

Hadla
07/22/2016, 08:28 PM
It shows up but I'm not sure what kind, looks like a P. Ciliata to me. Is it a spearer?

Hadla
07/22/2016, 08:29 PM
If you get a good look at the eyes and they look checkered, it's a ciliata

nmotz
07/22/2016, 08:32 PM
I'd say Pseudosquilla Ciliata too, but honestly need a few more pictures to be sure. If it's a spearer (two spiky raptorial appendages that are used for soft bodied prey) then its P. Ciliata.