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Old 04-16-2004, 09:17 PM   #1
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Cleaner shrimp clean my pink spotted watchman?

Today I found my goby openng its mouth and the cleaner went partially in and he took his little white claw things and picking in gobies mouth. I also found him on the side of goby by his gills and on his fins. Is the cleaner shrimp cleaning???
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Old 04-16-2004, 09:19 PM   #2
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Yup, pretty cool huh?
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Old 04-16-2004, 09:20 PM   #3
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That's exactly what he is doing.
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Old 04-16-2004, 09:38 PM   #4
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Thats great! One more thing, he wont go exploring my tank he will just sit under "His Piece Of LR" and wont come out unless a flake of food comes floating by.
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That's pretty normal. They set up a "cleaning station". They may move their station from time to time to a different part of the tank, but for the most part, they just hang out in one general area.
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Old 04-16-2004, 09:46 PM   #6
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Wouldnt he be less shy with a buddy in the tank with him? Im thinking about getting him one I also have 2 camels I dunno why my dad bought them, LOL but they sometimes chase the cleaner but they dont do it repitedly they only do it if cleaner gets close to them.
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Just a heads up, Camel Shrimp will eat Corals..
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Yea, I know but Ive had them for weeks and they dont bother anything and if they do they are going to go back to the lfs
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Get another cleaner, I have 2 and they get along famously. In fact they are both very "not shy", out most of the time swaying in the current.
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Do yours stay in one spot or do they explore??
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