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Old 03-03-2014, 09:44 PM   #11
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I have two.. They've stayed pretty small. Thankfully my LFS will re-home them though!
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I forgot I do have 1 peppermint shrimp. He's hiding a lot of the time. Could I get a cleaner shrimp or a fire shrimp as well?
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I'm a big fan of ceriths as well. Great cleaners. I happen to like nerites too, but they constantly leave egg trails everywhere. lol

You can mix shrimp, just not coral banded ones. They are mean
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I forgot I do have 1 peppermint shrimp. He's hiding a lot of the time. Could I get a cleaner shrimp or a fire shrimp as well?
Yes they'd do fine.
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+1. Stay away from the coral banded ones.. Mean little guys.

Other shrimp can be mixed fine. I've heard a couple stories of pepper mints being eaten by fire shrimp, but I'm pretty sure they were only molts.
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And I have plenty of extra shells for the medium scarlet. But the blue legs are itty bitty. Never seen shells that smallanywhere
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Actually I've heard the golden coral banded ones stay small an are peaceful. But yeah the big guys are jerks. When I worked at a lfs I had two in a bucket acclimating for maybe 5 minutes and one ripped the others arm off. It was a pretty thoughtless idea on my part but it just shows how aggressive they're
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Hah that's a great story.

The blue legs are small, but your LFS could probably hook you up with some extra shells.
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I really want a fire shrimp. Hope to get one soon. Will look for Nass or cerith tomorow. The cuc group is acclimating nicely
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Did you already get some?

Fire shrimp are nice. The bright red makes them really stand out; especially on a dark substrate.
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