Pistol Shrimp ID

Discussion in 'Invertebrates' started by Manic, 25 Mar 2010.

  1. Manic

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    Hey Everyone,

    I've got two of these guys, they about 1.5 cm long. I think they are pistol shrimp but not sure what kind. Anyone got any idea:

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    So I guess no one knows...
     
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    Oh I have that one, killed my cleaner shrimp , yip thats a pistol shrimp my friend
     
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    Nice Picture , they are extremely fast it passed my hands a few times while moving rocks , and they do make alot of clicking sounds at night
     
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    Could be the green banded snapping (pistol) shrimp Alpheus parvirostris
     
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    i got 3 of them in my live rock is it good or bad for the fish or shall be kept in sump
     
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    Get rid of them! Def bad for your DT inhabitants. Fine in sump if you dont have any other inverts in there... Not sure if they'd last tho?
     
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