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Old 05-03-2010, 01:42 PM   #1
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so my clownfish ate my shrimp..

is that common? my two clarki clowns both under a inch killed and ate a peppermint shrimp. it freaked me out and raised my nitrates from under 5 to 20!!
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Are you sure it was the clowns?
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Did you actually see this or are you guessing they did? That is not very common.
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Well they are the only things in the tank. also they kept swimmin around the area it was dead at.. kinda freaks me out lol
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well now i did a water change and got nitrates back to under 5.
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I'm willing to bet the farm the clown didn't eat the shrimp.
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i honestly hope they didnt cause if they are that aggresive towards it nothing else can go in the tank..
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My guess... Shrimp died. Clowns made a meal of the dead shrimp.
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Old 05-03-2010, 03:58 PM   #9
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My guess... Shrimp died. Clowns made a meal of the dead shrimp.
thats what i think and hope. just it was werid haha.
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I thought nitrate levels were supposed to be at 20.
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