O. Havanensis arrived healthy! Just care of jumping

O. havanensis arrived very healthy, did well, I would note on the species’ page though that they can jump really fast and high. I was actually fully aware this species has the highest jump height and speed of pretty much all mantis shrimp out there, and it still caught me off guard when I successfully acclimated it and it jumped not even 3 seconds after getting it in the tank.

Thankfully it survive and is doing well but did do the healing response of ripping off both its claws (they do this when injured to force a molt sooner). Currently aggressively eating from tongs so it’ll do well until the molt!

I will say for how much research and how aware I was that the jumping issue still surprised me I’d note it so someone less educated could prepare a strategy and cover for the tank in advance.

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