check every hole!!

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    RigoSharon LIVING REEFS INTERN

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    hello guys.. today i was reefing..( again)..i found a beutifull rock with polyps on it...very nice....i put it in my bucket for later check...when i was checking the rocks ..to see wich one ill choose and wich ones to put back in the ocean i took the piece i was talking about before..there was a little cave..i always check hole by hole..there it was ..so ugly.. a green huge manthis..i took a piece of fine steel..and began a figth to take it out..finally i won and crush the bastard...but somting in my mind said keep looking at that little hole..deep in it were the manthis was..i saw hundreds..i dont know if im exagerating...of little round green eggs..a manthis nest..so if i didnt check twice that hole ill probably had hundreds of manthis in my tank..figure...to be shure i put that beautifull rock back to the ocean...whats the morale of the story..allways check every hole when buying frags and rocks..rinse it well and check hole by hole...never knows when one of this little bastard is hitch hicking....thanks!!!:helm2:
     
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    yote Ceritfied Mantis Hunter Moderator

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    I'll agree 110% Rigo.
     
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    matthew1048 Wurd to ya motha

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    VERY GOOD ADVICE RIGO!!! Glad you checked those holes!!!
     
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    bobby I like to do bad things.

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    hehe right behind you. hehe
    Good advise, but that rule goes for more than reefing you know. LMAO
     
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    RigoSharon LIVING REEFS INTERN

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    i got you bobby..;-)
     
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    reeffreak

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    ''Check every hole''Whew Rigo,you scared me for a sec:shock: :lol: :lol:
    Good Advice
     
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    SSalty Team Liquid Force

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    That would have been bad.

    Lucky you found it before hand.

    Than again, you are lucky either way, you have access to hand picking coral.
     
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    RigoSharon LIVING REEFS INTERN

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    heres another one guys..a few days ago i started to hear a chirping sound..i stare for hours in front of the tank but nothing...today i hear it again, i saw this green bastard hanging from a hole looking for its next meal!!..i guess my sea lettuce was his breakfast..
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    there some hermit shells that this murderer had in his cave..
    heres the rock were it was hidden..a lot of escaping posibilities..too bad the predator became the pray!!!
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    now i know what yote must feel when a hunt comes succesfull...hhahaha
     
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    yote Ceritfied Mantis Hunter Moderator

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    Go get em Rigo,lol.
    Its always good when a hunt comes together,lol.
     
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    ToMatorClown NAAO First Lady Mator

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    It must be nice to have hours to spend in front of your tank just staring at it. :D Good job at catching it though.
     
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    bobby I like to do bad things.

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    Good job on catching him. And good thing you found him before he killed anything else.
     
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    fishbait I found Nemo

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    lmao, i had to come in here and see what this subject was about. i thought for a minute we had gotten off the subject of reefing. way to catch peoples attention rigo.:) i think i'll name the subject of my next post: do these look real? just to see how many views it gets. lol
     
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    RigoSharon LIVING REEFS INTERN

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    hehehe...good one fish!!
     
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    The dreaded ''clicking sound''...glad you got Rigo,I hate mantis shrimps.
    Now ''chirping'' is what birds do.LOL,thats ok though,your English is better than my Spanish.
     
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    RigoSharon LIVING REEFS INTERN

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    thanks freak..hhehehe...i confuse some words somtimes!!
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    Good catch Rigo!
     
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    Alexander

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    I am just ashamed that nobody had said it yet, so I have to. check every hole, that's what she said! oh yes! okay well back t the subject now haha
     
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    RigoSharon LIVING REEFS INTERN

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    hahaha..good one s13
     
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    so you just live by reefs where you can just go hand pick rocks for free or what?
     
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    RigoSharon LIVING REEFS INTERN

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    yes i live near the beach..PR is a small island , theres a lot of reefing spots..i pick some frags from time to time..my own live rock etc, without harming the reef..today i was snorkling diving..i found some cool stuff..ill be posting pics tomorrow..i cant imagine myself living far from ocean..i dive almost three times a week etc....this is my home!!! hehehe
     
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