Is this Shrimp OR Crayfish ?? Question

Discussion in 'Shrimps and Crabs' started by rohitsingh_81, Apr 16, 2010.

  1. rohitsingh_81Valued MemberMember

    Hi,

    This was bought by me thinking it is a Blue Tiger Shrimp but I pics I saw on net of Blue Tiger Shrimp are different.

    Can anyone confirm if this is Shrimp only...... not a small crayfish.

    Thanks
    - Rohit
     

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  2. FurallicahWell Known MemberMember

    I'm not sure...if its a shrimp...WOW...if its a crayfish....nice coloring. I would buy it anyways just because it looks awesome. Someone else will be along to answer your question.
     
  3. JayseeFishlore LegendMember

    It's a shrimp....Shrimp have hinged tails, crayfish do not. you can clearly see the angle in the tail in the pics.
     
  4. ElodeaWell Known MemberMember

    I don't know, but that's one vicious-looking shrimp! Definitely not a blue tiger shrimp, as tiger shrimp have tiny claws, not these monstrous pincers.

    My first thought was the crayfish Cambarellus montezumae, but Jaysee proved otherwise.
     
  5. Tanman19azValued MemberMember

    it's a shrimp for sure!
     
  6. rohitsingh_81Valued MemberMember

    Dear Friends,

    Unfortunately, both of the 2 of these I bought died :'(

    I don't know the reason why. My Amano shrimps in the same tank are doing just fine.
     
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