ID needed pls...

Discussion in 'ID Needed' started by saaid, 14 Sep 2011.

  1. saaid

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    Finally got a snap shot of him. Had the wife on one end as i tried to steer him,littlte bugger dives and burrows rather fast. Ive seen a similar post by SAMMY earlier but doesnt have the big claw.

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  3. Evo R

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    Pistol or camel back shrimp.........but im no expert!!
     
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    look like a commencial shrimp - live with goby's and interesting to see them do all the work while the goby enjoy the view:lol:

    But better picture would confirm or ..... my opinion.
     
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    It looks like a pistol shrimp. I have one in my sump, really awesome creatures. ;)

    Are you keeping any fish with it?
     
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    saaid

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    @henry888 Yes I am,i have 9 fish and i fear his biggest threat is the Picasso. Anything without fins he takes a stab at,including my fingers!
     
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    cute little bugger there.. my money is on pistol shrimp...
     
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    I would also say pistol shrimp they often come as hitchhikers on liverock, I had one that looked just like that came in with some liverock.
     
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    I dont think its a pistol, unless the big claw got eaten before you found the shrimp.
    Will need a close up pick to get proper id. Not all shrimps that come as hitchhikers are evil.
     
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    i googled my eyes out and he doesnt look like a pistol. will see when i come across him again. i honestly thought he was a baby lobster or similar :whistling: thanks for the replies :thumbup:
     

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