ID Please, unknown shrimp

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  1. JackSplat

    JackSplat

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    Apologies for the bad photo but its the best I could get. I saw this little bugger for the first time this morning. It must have been in the tank for weeks though. Cannot believe that I have not seen it before.

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    I would say its about 50-60mm long.
     
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  3. pixel

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    Possibly a camel back shrimp?
     
  4. Lord_Blackadder

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    Sorry dude, just can't tell with that photo.
     
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    Scarlet cleaner juvenile.
     
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    Hey?! Are you saying you didn't buy it and it came with the LR/tank?

    Jeez, why can't that happen more often!
     
  7. JackSplat

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    Thank you for the feedback guys, will try to get a better photo. I think you got it @Bubbles22 .
    @erratiC , jip, must have gotten it with the LR, but it boggles the mind on how I could have missed it for so long. I am not sure how fast these guys grow, i.e. it might have been very small and hiding in the rocks when I got them...
     
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    Looks like a baby cleaner shrimp
     
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    Looks more like the shed of a cleaner shrimp
     
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    @mornewil , i think you just hit the nail on the head! That would explain everything. Will check this evening
     
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    Hahaha, was the shed of a shrimp :thumbup: , seems I had a bit if a senior moment this morning :p
     
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    hehehe , now get it out the tank and take a better pic! :tt2: :biggrin:
     
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    :lol::thumbup:
     
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