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Old 03-13-2005, 10:35 AM   #1
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Fun way to feed pep shrimp

My peppermint shrimp love to eat shrimp, but I'm always concerned about pieces getting away and decomposing under rocks, etc. Besides, I want to see the shrimp eat. So, I used a small bamboo skewer and impaled a 1/4" piece of raw shrimp on it, and then stuck the end into the sand. My peps were on it before I could get my hand out of the tank.

30 gal standard 55 lbs LR, 60 lb live sand, 10 gal sump/refugium. Urchin skimmer, mag7 pump, 3 x 96W PC combination 10,000K/actinic bulb, 2 blue LED moonlights
SG 1.024, temp 79.5, pH 8.4

Livestock I added:

1 skunk cleaner. 12 hermits: red, scarlet, blue. 15 or so assorted snails. Discosomas, Ricordia, Rhodactis mushroom corals, chaetomorpha (sump), 1 feather duster, Montipora digitata, Montipora capricornis, Montipora hispids. assorted zoos, Xenia, Kenya tree coral, green Sinularia, green star polyps, branching hammer coral, bubble coral, Devil's hand leather. Yellow chromis, purple firefish.

Hitchhikers: the usual suspects :crabs, bristles, urchin, mantis shrimp (now in exile in mantis tank)

List of possible/likely newcomers:

Feather duster. PJ cardinal, Bangghai cardinal, Firefish goby, Clownfish, Neon goby, Yellow watchman goby, Orchid dottyback. Various corals.
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Old 03-14-2005, 10:30 AM   #2
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Very interesting idea!
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