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Old 04-13-2005, 11:48 PM   #1
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Triggers and Inverts

I have 3 starfish, a few snails, and a few hermits in my display tank.

Would any of these guys be safe with a trigger (I like the Humu humus)?
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Old 04-14-2005, 12:07 AM   #2
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No sir.
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Old 04-14-2005, 12:33 AM   #3
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Not a good idea.
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I can move all my inverts into my minireef except my huge brittle star. I've heard different things on different boards about the brittles and wanted to know if anyone has any experience keeping a brittle and a trigger.
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Triggers and inverts don't even belong in the same sentence.
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Old 04-14-2005, 11:31 AM   #6
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I can attest to this. Against the advice of members on this board, I was at my lfs yesterday and went ahead and purchased two hermits, a turbo snail, and a peppermint shrimp.

Let's just say the peppermint shrimp didn't last 30 seconds in the new tank, my Picasso Trigger took him out just like that. Now the Picasso keeps flipping the snail and hermits on their backs. PITA. Live and learn.
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I guess you figured we were all lying to you about keeping inverts with triggers
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I guess you figured we were all lying to you about keeping inverts with triggers
Not at all. I know fish behave differently from scenario to scenario, thought I'd give it a shot.
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With the trigger you have there is no 50/50 they can get mean when they got larger. With a Niger, blue throat maybe a 50/50 with these but IMO they all would eat shrimp. My BT never bothered my hermits,snails or cucumber.
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