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Old 02-10-2010, 01:00 PM   #1
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coral banded shrimp compatibility

I already have a skunk cleaner shrimp, he's been in the tank for 3 days now and he hides a lot. I was thinking about getting another and I really like the CBS but I'm reading mixed views. I have 2 clowns and a neon goby so far and want to stick with small fish. Would the CBS be a bad idea for my small fish? Could I do another cleaner?

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I dont know about for small fish but I would be concerned for other shrimps and crabs. They (CBS) are quite mean to other inverts and if you are talking other shrimp I would consider not getting it.

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I had a pair of cbs that killed any other shrimp (except for the pistol shrimp). They were removed to other quarters. A single cbs may live in harmony with others, but I wouldn't cont on it.
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CBS are Killers just get one im telling you i have a 135gallon tank and i bought two i woke up in the morning and i saw one and a skeleton my crabs ate the other one after the 1st CBs killed em
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Yeah CBS are nasty buggers. I had an Anthias that annoyed mine to the point of attacking the Anthias!
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