ID Please and is it safe

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  1. kriben

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    Hi found this in one of my rocks. Anyone know what it is and is it safe to keep in my reef tank. Thanks

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  3. Mrclownynennie

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    Appears to be lobster of some sort generally most are reef safe but I'm not expert rather wait for the more experienced members!:)
     
  4. kriben

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    Cool. Thanks
     
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    Looks like a pistol shrimp not sure what sp. they are reef safe
     
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    Pistol shrimp
    Reef safe and form relationships with some gobies. They burrow do burrow and make a somewhat annoying clicking noise at night.
     
  7. kriben

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    Thanks everyone. I'm going to put him back in my tank now:thumbup:
     
  8. Midnight Reefer

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    o yeas, beautiful pistol shrimp with the classic enlarged claw which is the 'pistol'
     
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    Mmm, been hearing annoying clicking noises at night, maybe have one of these too :blush:
     
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    Just add a watchman goby and life is good uploadfromtaptalk1381037522931.jpg uploadfromtaptalk1381037594237.jpg

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