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Old 05-31-2005, 10:45 PM   #1
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New Fish Problems - Sally crabs, Chromis, Cleaner Shrimp

I got a couple of new specimens on Thursday. Today, I noticed some problems:
(a) One of the front claws from a sally lightfoot is missing. What happened? Can the Sally still eat?
(b) one of my new Blue/Green Chromis is missing. Was fine and with the school through Sunday morning, but I can't find it today.
(c) My new Scarlet Cleaner shrimp is missing. After acclimation, it moved from the place I placed it to a hiding place, and I haven't seen it since.

My water parameters are fine, but I am worried....

Any advice would be great!


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Old 06-01-2005, 01:10 AM   #2
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Hello, welcome to the forum. How old is the tank? What are the water parameter?
Kinda sounds like a predator, have you added any LR recently?

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Old 06-01-2005, 04:05 PM   #3
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Crab leg will grow back. Make sure others are not hiding.


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welcome to aa !

and since i have never used the "all" button to see the smileys before.. lol ->

i thought i lost mine the other day, learned they can get their selfs into some pretty small and odd spaces lol... i was looking all over becuase i have next to nothing in the tank atm.... water on the floor, in the cats mouth.. i dunno i couldnt find it, then he poped out. TADA!!! and went back into this very small hole in my rock

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