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Not a great picture but is this a mantis schrimp ? , just removed it from a piece of live rock.

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Reply #1

It defo looks like one to me don't kill it take it to your LFS if not wanted :)

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Reply #2

It looks like one to me m8 good job u got it out , i,m no expert but it looks like one

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Reply #3

I would agree it certainly resembles one. Nice catch!

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Reply #4

It absolutely is one. I had one. You can see the eyes, testicle shaped. They have 3 pupils each and are the best eyes in the animal kingdom.

Not sure if it's a peacock mantis as there's not much colour to it but they don't have much colour when young.
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Reply #5

It absolutely is one. I had one. You can see the eyes, testicle shaped.

Haha is that similar to being "cock eyed"!!!

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Reply #6

Thanks for confirmation,  got it out yesterday afternoon, and tank seems to be settled, may be my imagination, can start to replace the things it killed!,

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