cuttlegirl;78256 said:It seems like the stomatopod avoided the beak of the blue ring. When I checked Reef Central, the thread from Dr. Caldwell said that the mantis shrimp ate the blue ring .
binaryterror;78258 said:Oh, so he ate everything BUT the beak to avoid the toxins! Wow, that is really, pretty amazing!
I noticed the same thing; it appeared the mantis was trying to flip the octo so it was beak-down...cuttlegirl;78263 said:I meant while he was fighting the octopus he seemed to avoid the beak. He would have to not eat the whole salivary gland to avoid the poison.
I need to do some more research...
Fini;78291 said:Mantis shrimp are so stinking fast. Mr. Blue Ring didn't stand a chance in hell. Kind of a sad ending for such a beautiful creature. Bludgeoned to death by food.