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Old 03-24-2012, 09:48 PM   #11
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All of those animals listed would be toast. They can eat things half their size. 30 min for the fu man chu. Even though they don't move much, you have to remember that the bioload for those fish is huge.
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Old 03-24-2012, 10:23 PM   #12
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All of those animals listed would be toast. They can eat things half their size. 30 min for the fu man chu. Even though they don't move much, you have to remember that the bioload for those fish is huge.
They wouldn't eat anything that large, they would spit it back out since it'd be impossible for them to get it through their stomach without their teeth. Maybe 1/3 their size. But everything else besides the watchman goby would be a goner.
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what if the goby and the pistol shrimp are paired up together?
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what if the goby and the pistol shrimp are paired up together?
It wouldn't make a difference, lionfish stalk their prey then pounce
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woudn't the goby see it and warn the shrimp?
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woudn't the goby see it and warn the shrimp?
Lol Idk.
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I love this thread. Lionfish are one of my favorite predators. Google him. Had a red one for years that got the size of a small cat. They have one of the fastest pounces in the ocean. And he will eat anything he can get in his enormous mouth. Mine lived with a 2' long snowflake moray that he couldn't eat in a 55 gallon, and they were cramped.
But Lionfish don't move around that much so he was content as long as he had plenty to eat. Just get a Carribean one as they are an invasive species caused by the aquarium trade.
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