Mantis Nano

Discussion in 'Nano Tank advice' started by Warr7207, 17 Oct 2008.

  1. Warr7207

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    Well my nano has it's one and only inmate.

    Jerri the Peacock Mantis shrimp (thanks Mathewis)She has taken to the tank and started investigating her new surroundings.I was able to get a couple of pics before she started shovelling sand and rock.

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  3. Warr7207

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    This why she is called a Peacock mantis :)

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    Beautiful! ;)
     
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    Jerri is a boys name?
     
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    You forget the Spice Girls :whistling:
     
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    Who could forget the spice girls!!! [​IMG]BTW why did you call her Jerri [​IMG]
     
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    Nice Warr!!
     
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    Previously owner named her, and I don't want her to feel insecure.

    I would have named her Irene or Cameron :lol:
     
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    oh my hat! Warrens a closet spice girls fan!!!! Priceless


    dig the mantis though, really beautiful creatures:)
     
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    Beautiful creature that, how about a FTS?
     
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    warr and calvin mixing it up! hectic henk, i'll make sure we play that at his next birthday bash! :) beaut mate, well found
     
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    No, that guy is way more butch than Calvin :lol: I reckon it is Viper :razz:
     
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    or HENK himself:)
     
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    lol aint me :p i'm glad you like :D
     
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    VERY NICE Warr - really beautiful coloration on that creature!
     
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    Nice find. I've kept many different species of mantis over the years and O.s. (peacocks) are my favorite.
     
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    Congrats Warr, that's a beauty ;)

    Always wondered, can you pick them up or touch them? Are they finger and hand safe? :p
     
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    Any suggestions that are not online that you can recommend Mantisfreak ?
     
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    Nope if it smacks you, will split your fingers.

    It has the same power as a 2.2 bullet

    Remember uses these clubs to crack mussels, clams and crabs open.
     
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