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  1. Crustaceans
    Hi All, First time posting so bear with me! I've been watching videos of mantis shrimp for the past few months and more recently been reading into keeping them. Once convincing the GF that is isn't going to somehow teleport out of the tank and end up in the bed - I'm now determined to get...
  2. Crustaceans
    Hello... I have a 75 gal reef tank for about 2 years, and I have decided to start another tank. I have a 30 gal glass tank, and i thought it would be cool to get a peacock mantis shrimp. Is a 30 gal tank big enough? what are the chances of the mantis breaking the glass? would i need a sump for a...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I have a peacock mantis shrimp. He has a "tunnel" that we made with pvc pipe and it's obvious he likes it. Problem is we cant keep him from digging holes, moving rocks and rearranging everything he can move (which is alot as he's very strong and extremely smart)!! We've tried gluing rocks...
  4. Crustaceans
    I think this would be an awesome combo in a tank, but could it be done without the mantis stressing out my lionfish? I have a Volitan Lion and i donno if they could be tankmates. Anyone have any experience with the two of these together good or bad??
  5. Crustaceans
    I finally got my Peacock Mantis Shrimp! He's in a 12 gallon Biocube and hes just under 2 inches long right now. There are few rocks right now, he doesnt have too many hiding spaces. My question is what should be the rock setup? I have read somewhere before that having about 50 small hermit crab...
  6. Crustaceans
    Hello, I'm looking to setup my first aquarium and to specifically house a peacock mantis shrimp. I've been doing lots of reading and I've gathered a list of what I want to buy, but I'd like some expert feedback before making any purchases. I also still have some questions at this point and...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I'm about to put a peacock mantis into a big, clear tupperware tub (for the obvious reasons). Is there anything... ANYTHING at all... living that I can keep with the mantis, or will it destroy EVERYTHING?
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