Lanzo's tiny tiny mantis/reef tank

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  1. lanzo

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    Hey guys:

    the tank is as follow:

    815x500x500 45deg panorama 10mm thick glass
    black oak
    weir overflow(durso pipe)
    sump

    return pump 3000l\h astro pump
    2x24w t5's (actanic and 12000k)
    +- 10KG LR
    araganite dsb in DT
    tunze II 9002 skimmer

    Livestock:

    1x Peacock mantis
    1x Uvongo damsel
    1x Sinularia (fingerleather)
    2x snails
    1x hermit( got eaten:whistling: by mantis)
     
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  3. lanzo

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    still going to upgrade light


    here are some pic's of mr mantis a.k.a crawly:
    here he is in outside the entrance of his borrow:
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    running around being himself

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    busy opening and taking the food to his borrow:
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    Wicked Colouration!
     
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    this is one pretty and intelligent critter
     
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    stunning creatures, not very cuddly though, do you hand feed yet?
     
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    How big?
     
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    Great shot! What camera?

     
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    :lol::lol:

    not soon, maybe over a couple of months
     
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    9cm, still a baby
     
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    A Beautiful place!
    That is so cool Lanzo, hope he/she gives you a lot of pleasurable viewing.

    The last pic looks like my mother-in-law wearing those colourful earings she bought in Durbs...:whistling: :whistling: :whistling:
     
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    very cool ;) looking nice
     
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    A diabolical little critter! Nice pics.
     
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    a the pics are very cool must have a nice camera buddy :thumbup:
     
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    thanks tjom
    not that great camera, a sony DSC-H3, i try my best to take nice pics.
    you need to check likesfish's pic's (he is a pro on taking pic's)
     
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    thanks gaboon, yip he is:p
     
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