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    A shrimp I caught. Anyone have an ID on this thing?





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    Awesome! Thanks for sharing. Nice color.

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    Sorry, I have no idea, but wow, you get to catch a lot of free aquarium stock!

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    lol.. yeah, but I dont exactly have the option of buying cool fish since all the LFS here suck.
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    wow thats a really cool shrimp if i were to guess what it was i would say its more of a crayfish then a shrimp

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    I don't have an ID, sorry. But it's a great looking shrimp!!

    What kind of water did it come out of? Lake/River?
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    Quote Originally Posted by pinchyboy
    wow thats a really cool shrimp if i were to guess what it was i would say its more of a crayfish then a shrimp
    ditto. looks like a crawdad.

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    How big is it? Looks pretty big in the pics...

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    well, I originally thought it was a crayfish, but the guys in the invert forum said shrimp. That was a distant photo though, and I just moved him to the tank from my pond, so i took better ones.

    The thing is, it displays shrimplike behaviour, it actually swims around, it doesnt go after the fish, and the antennae are not like a crayfish's.

    This was caught in a river. It's about 2.5 inches long
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    Shrimp have claws too. Can it swim? I think it's a shrimp based on the shape of the tail. Crayfish's tails are straight, where MOST shrimp have an angle. Also, crayfish have one set of long antannae and shrimp have 2 sets. Lastly, most shrimp antannae are well longer than their bodies and a crayfish's aren't.
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