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Old 09-16-2011, 10:35 AM   #1
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Scarlet skunk cleaner shrimp dissapeared or most likeley... dead :'(

Seen my goby swimming round with a shrimp skins head with the tentacles still on so i figured it was just the shrimp shed its skin and went of into hiding for a while and my goby likes to gather uo everything he can find. So i thought nothing of it untill today were the shrimp has still not shown its face, hes normally out and about everywhere and jumps on my hand when i put it in. He was getting alot bigger aswell is he dead or is this just an elongated hide because he needs more time for a bigger shell
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Old 09-16-2011, 10:38 AM   #2
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Well all inverts and fish do you have?
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Old 09-16-2011, 10:43 AM   #3
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2 occerillis clowns, 1 fire shrimp 1 pink spotted goby 1 bi colour blenny and 4 hermits
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Old 09-16-2011, 10:56 AM   #4
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Hmmmmmm so nothing that would kill him. I ask cause I hade 2 fire shrimp and one disappeared one day and I realized my emerald crab killed him. But I guess if your worried you could just lift up some rocks and see where he is
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Was thinking that but the only place he could be in would be my bottom main rock and it would disturb everything, im gonna give it another day and then ill move them
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Old 09-16-2011, 11:26 AM   #6
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Ha ya that how I was I never want to move anything because I can never get it back the way I had it
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Old 09-16-2011, 05:29 PM   #7
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They may take a while after molting to come out. Wait a few days to see
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Old 09-17-2011, 09:25 AM   #8
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I checked under the rocks... gone probably been ate by the fire shrimp and goby when he shed his skin
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I checked under the rocks... gone probably been ate by the fire shrimp and goby when he shed his skin
Sorry about your loss. It was probably the Goby who ate it. I believe that they have a history of waiting ornamental shrimps.
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The poor little guy im going the lfs next week and going to buy a golden coral banded shrimp really like the look of them
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