Shrimp ???

Discussion in 'ID Needed' started by saaid, 7 Nov 2013.

  1. saaid

    saaid

    Joined:
    20 Dec 2010
    Posts:
    735
    Likes Received:
    22
    Location:
    P.E
    Hey peeps,found this interesting guy. Looks like a shrimp ? About 45mm in size.

    shrimp1.jpg

    shrimp2.jpg

    shrimp3.jpg

    shrimp4.jpg
     
  2. AdS Guest




    to hide all adverts.
  3. MistaOrange

    MistaOrange

    Joined:
    20 Jan 2010
    Posts:
    7,757
    Likes Received:
    94
    Location:
    Somewhere in Cape Town
    Looks like some sort of a mantis shrimp... Cool...
     
  4. Henkie

    Henkie

    Joined:
    16 Sep 2011
    Posts:
    1,032
    Likes Received:
    68
    Location:
    Port Elizabeth
    how did you see that in your tank Saaid? :eek:
    Looks like nice picasso food if it is not beneficial! :tt2:
     
  5. saaid

    saaid Thread Starter

    Joined:
    20 Dec 2010
    Posts:
    735
    Likes Received:
    22
    Location:
    P.E
  6. saaid

    saaid Thread Starter

    Joined:
    20 Dec 2010
    Posts:
    735
    Likes Received:
    22
    Location:
    P.E
    I took some small pieces of rock out,funny enough the rock fell and out came a crab with the shrimp :biggrin:
     
  7. MistaOrange

    MistaOrange

    Joined:
    20 Jan 2010
    Posts:
    7,757
    Likes Received:
    94
    Location:
    Somewhere in Cape Town
    Cool critter though...
     
  8. saaid

    saaid Thread Starter

    Joined:
    20 Dec 2010
    Posts:
    735
    Likes Received:
    22
    Location:
    P.E
    It is indeed. It played dead for a while then just went cookoo for 5secs and kept doing it.

    Not sure he is alive anymore :( I put him in the other tank sump but think he was taken up by the skimmer pump as there was no air draw on the pump this morning :eek:

    I am such an ass :lol:
     
  9. KeeganP

    KeeganP

    Joined:
    23 Jan 2008
    Posts:
    1,880
    Likes Received:
    53
    Is it dead?
     
    Last edited by a moderator: 7 Nov 2013
  10. Henkie

    Henkie

    Joined:
    16 Sep 2011
    Posts:
    1,032
    Likes Received:
    68
    Location:
    Port Elizabeth
    We can't take you anywhere saaid!
    At least you got a pic of the shrimp!
     
  11. saaid

    saaid Thread Starter

    Joined:
    20 Dec 2010
    Posts:
    735
    Likes Received:
    22
    Location:
    P.E
    Not sure,will check when I get home. I just put the skimmer off.
     
  12. KeeganP

    KeeganP

    Joined:
    23 Jan 2008
    Posts:
    1,880
    Likes Received:
    53
    Aww ok, I see your other post now.
     
  13. saaid

    saaid Thread Starter

    Joined:
    20 Dec 2010
    Posts:
    735
    Likes Received:
    22
    Location:
    P.E
    :lol:

    Jinne,don't be nasty :biggrin:

    It's documented now :thumbup:
     
  14. Lord_Blackadder

    Lord_Blackadder

    Joined:
    10 Apr 2012
    Posts:
    1,642
    Likes Received:
    132
    Location:
    Durban
    At least it's out of your display...
     
  15. MistaOrange

    MistaOrange

    Joined:
    20 Jan 2010
    Posts:
    7,757
    Likes Received:
    94
    Location:
    Somewhere in Cape Town
    Nooooooo You serial?
     
  16. saaid

    saaid Thread Starter

    Joined:
    20 Dec 2010
    Posts:
    735
    Likes Received:
    22
    Location:
    P.E
    No I am parallel :lol::lol::lol:
     
  17. Henkie

    Henkie

    Joined:
    16 Sep 2011
    Posts:
    1,032
    Likes Received:
    68
    Location:
    Port Elizabeth
    That shrimps die when they get sucked into the skimmer?:p
     
Recent Posts

Loading...
Similar Threads - Shrimp Forum Date
[wtd] Hermits and shrimps Wanted 9 Jan 2017
ziss Egg Tumblers and EZ Breeder Boxes for Shrimp and Small Fish Jungle Aquatics 28 Dec 2016
Live brine shrimp General Discussions and Advice 15 Nov 2016
[wtd] SHRIMP Wanted 27 Oct 2016
[wtd] Cleaner shrimp Wanted 25 Sep 2016
Harlequin Shrimp General Discussions and Advice 21 Sep 2016
Brine Shrimp Eggs General Discussions and Advice 29 Aug 2016