Posts Tagged mantis shrimp

Is This A Courageous Aquarist?

There are a few ‘be careful with this’ and ‘avoid doing that’ in the marine hobby. Some are born of experience, occasionally painful, and others of practicality. Most marine aquarists are aware of the mantis shrimp. They come in two models, the ‘clubbers’ who bash their victims

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The Pistol Shrimp

Shrimps are very well known to the marine aquarist. Perhaps the most well known are the cleaner shrimps, which are so interesting and ‘friendly’ – they climb around on the aquarist’s submerged hand without a care, though they’re actually looking for a morsel to eat. The hand

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