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Old 02-25-2012, 01:23 PM   #1
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Peppermint shrimp

I have those anemones growing out of my rocks. I read that the pep shrimp will eat these. Is this true. Thanks
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Old 02-25-2012, 01:26 PM   #2
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I have those anemones growing out of my rocks. I read that the pep shrimp will eat these. Is this true. Thanks
It is true to some degree. Generally, they will only eat the smaller ones. I had two small Aipastias (small anemones) in my 34g, and my Peppermint got rid of them within a day.

If you decide not to use Peppermint Shrimp you can use products like Aipastia X to kill them.
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Ok. Im worried that my clowns will eat the shrimp. Do you think they will mess with the shrimp when I put him him. Should I feed them then drop him in.
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I had one small aiptasia and a peppermint took care of it immediately. Again, it was small and only one. Don't have experience with many or larger.
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Ok. Im worried that my clowns will eat the shrimp. Do you think they will mess with the shrimp when I put him him. Should I feed them then drop him in.
I personally don't think you will have any issues with the Peppermint Shrimp and the Clowns unless the shrimp is super TINY, in which case you should avoid buying it (buy a larger one just to be safe).
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I have about 5. They are not tiny
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The shrimp at my lfs are about 1 inch. Is that too small. My clowns are bigger
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I think you will be ok with the clowns and the shrimp.
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