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Old 02-17-2012, 11:10 AM   #31
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I just got a Tiger pistol shrimp and yellow watchman goby 2 days ago and they haven't paired up yet, but i'm hoping they do. I bought mine on Aquacon.com and i'm not a fan of them just as a heads up. They call you before they ship your order which they did but never ship me 3 other items I ordered for a friend and never told me until I called and complained. Plus a lettuce Nudibranch died as well, and they won't reship everything until I buy something else which means I'd have to pay another $50 for shipping which is crazy!! I suggest you go on Saltwaterfish.com and buy a Yellow watchman goby and Pistol shrimp paired up already. They were like $30 which isn't a bad price.
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Old 02-17-2012, 11:13 AM   #32
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Does anybody know if the Yellow watchman changes colors as they get older? I can't find anything online saying they do, bc the one that Aquacon.com sent is whiteish..

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Old 02-17-2012, 11:53 AM   #33
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They get dull if they are stressed I know that. Buying them already paired seems like a waste unlessthe price is the same. I see my goby EVERY time I look at the tank, in the same spot. He eats from my hand. Pistol comes out when the goby eats. This may be because I have no other fish not sure
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Old 02-17-2012, 11:54 AM   #34
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Wow that almost doesn't look like a yellow watchman at all. Google image different watchman gobies see if another fots
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Old 02-17-2012, 12:15 PM   #35
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That isn't at yellow watchman. It's just a blue dot watchman. Those colors are perfectly normal for the regular blue dot watchman. If he was an actually yellow goby and had that color I would be very very concerned
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Old 02-17-2012, 12:21 PM   #36
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I just found this site and it says the women Yellow watchman are this color ..
http://reefkeeping.com/issues/2005-12/ft/index.php

Check it out and tell me what you think
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Old 02-17-2012, 01:21 PM   #37
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I think blue dot is more likely. The female looks like it has dark fins in the picture yours doesn't. Can you take a better picture? Maybe in perspective to other fish or stock
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Old 02-17-2012, 08:08 PM   #38
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Just don't plan on seeing a lot of the pistol. Even my goby is only seen once a month. I fear he is dead 28 days of the month. Then pops up. I must have food somewhere they are eating.
Make a den at the front of your tank using a plastic clear tube like gravel vac
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Old 02-17-2012, 08:34 PM   #39
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Here's something else I found on a form about yellow watchman gobies changing color

http://www.reefcentral.com/forums/sh...php?p=15930612

Ya hang on i'll go take a pic now
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