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Old 09-07-2011, 05:41 PM   #1
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Pistol shrimp question

I have a 14g biocube that I am planning on keeping mainly corals. My stocking plans are

-yellow watchman goby
-tiger/randalls pistol shrimp

I am planning on getting the YWG regardless of If I get the pistol shrimp.

I know they dig through the sand and make burrows. My question is does the pistol shrimp move around the sand bed a lot and stir up the sand? And would you recommend keeping one in a 14g cube because its a pretty small tank and i'm wondering if the will mess with the rock structure from burrowing? Thanks.

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Well, I think in any tank a pistol shrimp could possibly mess with the rock because the like to make burrows.

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Old 09-07-2011, 06:19 PM   #3
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make sure your bottom rock is on the glass and you dont have to worry about it.
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