Mad mantises and who they should play with

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  1. fishfool

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    are there any fish or creatures a mantis should NOT be combined with in the same tank?
     
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    Hi, Mantis shrimp will prey on anything slow enough or small enough, so really they are best kept as a species only tank and fed shrimp or other frozen type food.
     
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    k thanks
     
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    depends on what kind of mantis you have.
     
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    my mantis(peacock,smasher) is in a tank with a damsel and sinularia,zoa's and mushrooms.
    he kills the hermit crabs but leaves the snails alone.
     
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    research purposes only so far, but yeh i was talking about a rainbow
     
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    thanks to all :D
     
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