I.D needed on this little guy

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  1. flipwhip

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    Hey guys just wondering if anybody could help me i.d this little guy.
    Whatever it is it moves flippen fast.
    Will do my best to try and take some better pics.

    Thanks
     
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    That is a mantis shrimp, nice find :)
     
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    Congratulations - you found yourself a mantis shrimp! Awesome pics of it man! It looks like it MIGHT be a spearer.... not a clubber ;)
     
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    Eish, nice find!!
     
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    wow dude lekker shrimp is it forsale
     
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    Well they eat your fish so watch out there ' but he is still small , so when you feed your fish , he will come out to eat as well then you can catch me and keep him i a seperate place, also very good in hiding
     
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    thats cool, i suppose while they are small they are fun to have, just keep an eye on him :)
     
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    Cool so i have a mantis shrimp :thumbup:

    Thanks guys
     
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    rather you than me. watch the fella, and catch him sooner rather than later:)
     
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    flipwhip

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    Hey crispin

    managed to catch him yesterday, he now has a new home in the sump.
     
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    well done flip.

    dont tell mouse you got him that fast, she's a little sesitive about mantises :)

    look out to make sure he doesnt have friends in DT and he will be nice in the sump:)
     
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