Funny Runaway Shrimp Storys?

Discussion in 'Funny Stuff' started by CanadianFishFan, Apr 19, 2018.

  1. CanadianFishFanWell Known MemberMember

    On instagram i was reading some interesting runaway shrimp stories ( that usually don't end out well). Have you ever had a shrimp jump out? Share your story.
    (lol just realized that was posted by Rachel O leary, no wonder there was so many comments.)
  2. Mary765Fishlore VIPMember

    I've had missing shrimp.. but never any noticeably jumped out
  3. CanadianFishFanWell Known MemberMember

    Hmm, when everyone shared their storys it seemed so common!
  4. ManytanksValued MemberMember

    I haven't hat one escape that I've found (had several go missing) but when I was a kid I found a yabbie crawling around in the gutter (closest known source of water was about 10km away) so I picked it up took it home and put it in the goldfish tank where it lived happily for a few years
  5. TRAILRIDERValued MemberMember

    While keeping an electric blue crawfish in a 30 gallon tank many years ago, he constantly climbed up and out. I guess that's just their nature.
    And while working in the fish department of a pet store (I cleaned tanks five days a week!) we had an octopus that crawled out to visit other close by tanks and have a late night snack! Unfortunately his snacks were usually in the $20-$30 price range!
  6. 75g Discus TankFishlore VIPMember

    I put the lid on my 10 and went out of the house. When I came back, I saw a ghost shrimp on a bucket about 5 feet away from the tank. The bucket was upside down and about 5 inches under the tank.

    The only opening in the lid is a hole the size of a quarter...
  7. NLindsey921Well Known MemberMember

    When moving my 29 gal tank from the top of my dresser I found my two missing amano shrimp dried out behind it. They must have jumped one day and I thought they had died and been eaten by the bottom feeders.

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