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Old 04-19-2012, 01:35 AM   #21
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I have had a pink spot watchman and he sifts all day long there are little piles all over my tank. Where there is not a pile there is a hole from him taking a gulp.


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Old 04-19-2012, 04:43 AM   #22
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That could be pretty cool to have a relationship with the shrimp and the goby but will the pistol shrimp harm any of my other tank mates?
Nope, he's actually helpful. I've had a problem with macro growing in my tank and he cuts it and takes it down in the hole. I'm not sure if he eats or not but if it's growing where he can get at it, it's gone.
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Old 04-19-2012, 10:51 AM   #23
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That's pretty good then I'm going to go to my other lfs that's 5 mins further and check to see if they have one
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Old 04-21-2012, 04:09 PM   #24
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After what you guys showed me about the twin spot I just bought one today
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Old 04-21-2012, 04:50 PM   #25
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The gold head sleeper gobies sift all day and filter through their gills. That's how they eat. They will also take food from the water Column but mine mostly sifts the sand. He shares a burrow with a yellow watchman also so they are friends. The watchman I have seems to come out at night and eat amphipods. Only thing is u will periodically have to even out the sand because with all the sifting he will make huge mountains and my fighting conch has trouble climbing them. Not to mention sand all over the substrate dwelling corals get covered sometimes
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Old 04-21-2012, 04:51 PM   #26
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I like the look Pf the twin spot
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Old 04-21-2012, 05:38 PM   #27
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When I got the twin spot I got him because at my lfs all he was doing is just eating sand and sifting it out the gills
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Old 04-21-2012, 05:47 PM   #28
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The twin spot can be a difficult fish to keep though, it relies on food from the sand and unless the tank has been established for awhile it won't find food in the sand.
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Oh theta one thing I have a lot food in the sand lol my floor is filled with algae
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