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Mantis Shrimp - Pet or Pest?

By January 9, 2014

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Mantis Shrimp
Some aquarists love them as pets and others consider them nothing but pests. Some of them are very beautiful, but they all have "jaws of steel", able to inflict a serious wound or kill almost anything in your tank. This article takes a look at both sides and lets you decide.

More: Shrimp Pictures Take a few moments to view these outstanding photos of a number of very interesting Marine Shrimps. Many of these colorful shrimps are available for your home aquarium.
More: Reef Safe Invertebrates Not All invertebrates are safe for your reef aquarium. Some will tear up your corals as fast as you can put them in your tank. Some will not. Here is a list of some invertebrates which are considered safe for your reef tank.

Photo by Dr. Ray Caldwell

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