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Old 07-15-2004, 10:35 PM   #11
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They are hermaphrodites, so no such thing as a "mated pair"
So are clowns and they form pairs. I have 3 cleaners, two of them are close one of which is carrying eggs, the third is usually by his/her-self FWIW. Kwan, there should not be a problem, just some occasional squabbles.
Clowns aren't hermaphrodites.. they are either male or female at any given time.
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They are hermaphroditic I should say- meaning they can go from male to female. "Mated pair" is a fairly loose term-if 2 shrimp are successfully spawning whether hermaphrodites or not I'd say that's a mated pair. That may be JMO/interpretation...if I'm wrong feel free to let me know!
Edit: I just noticed BOTH of the shrimp that "hang" together are carrying eggs, but not the "outcast" so to speak.
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