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Old 02-11-2012, 09:03 AM   #1
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Good pistol shrimp with yellow watchman goby?

Hey guys, I decided to try a yellow watchman goby for my 10g nano. What pistol shrimp would work with him? Thanks!
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Old 02-11-2012, 11:12 AM   #2
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I really like my tiger pistol shrimp. He is a character there is a video here of him someplace. Pistol Shrimp - Facts On The Fascinating Pistol Shrimp
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Old 02-11-2012, 11:33 AM   #3
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My Randals pistol shrimp seemed to do well with my yellow watchman
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Old 02-11-2012, 02:38 PM   #4
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I'm worried the Shrimp need a bigger tank that's a problem. Says they both need 20+ gal is that accurate? Yet yellow watchmen only need 10?
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I think the shrinp would be ok in a 10... They only ever chill in their little cave
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Old 02-11-2012, 02:47 PM   #6
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Haha ok. I'm leaning toward a Randall. I like tiger but they seem so big. When I get my watchman he will be less than an inch long I think... How should I introduce them?
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Together would be best. If they both come in at the same time they will most likley pair up!
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Old 02-11-2012, 03:36 PM   #8
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Ok I read somewhere to introduce pistol first let it make a cove then introduce the goby a day later but I just can't do that timing wise. I'll get then same time and put pistol in first for an hr or so
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Really? I always thought it was the opposite, goby first... Hmm
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I introduced my pistol long before I found a healthy yasha goby at my LFS. Maybe 6 months my pistol shrimp was in the tank before I added a goby. I put fish in on the same side of tank thy shrimps burrow was. The goby Didn't even see the shrimp and with in seconds the yasha goby as in the burrow. Unfortunately I havnt seen my goby in 2 months. I still hold out hope since he has gone missing in past and I found in the sump.
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