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Old 09-10-2011, 09:30 AM   #1
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Right thinking on a coral banded shrimp

Right thinking on a coral banded shrimp. Allready got a fire shrimp that hides alot but is abit terrortorial and a striped shrimp thats very freindly. Also a small bicolour blenny, pink spotted goby, and 2 clowns and 2 small crabs. What do you think ? i do a weekly water change with water a buy from the lfs which is allready heated salted and is ro/di
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Old 09-10-2011, 09:33 AM   #2
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The coral banded may kill your other shrimp, from what I hear they are not compatible.
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Oh okay any other types of shrimp that will go well ?
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Old 09-10-2011, 09:39 AM   #4
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Certainly! A Skunk Cleaner would like nice!
Saltwater Aquarium Shrimps for Marine Reef Aquariums: Scarlet Skunk Cleaner Shrimp
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Allready have one i just didnt know the name haha
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Old 09-10-2011, 08:45 PM   #6
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Peppermint shrimp are good cleaners and are cool. Camel shrimp are awsome. Harlequin shrimp look INSANE.
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Peppermint shrimp are good cleaners and are cool. Camel shrimp are awsome. Harlequin shrimp look INSANE.
+1 about the peppermint. I just got mine 2 days ago. They have been hiding for a while though.
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FYI Harlequin shrimp eat only ONE thing, starfish. So you'd ahve to feed it starfish to keep it. I htought about it but couldnt see myself chopping off a leg of a starfish every week to feed the thing. They are spectacular though!
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Really? I didnt know that.... huh. Atleast the legs grow back. haha
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Sexy Shrimp are cool .
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