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Old 07-29-2004, 12:38 AM   #1
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pistol shrimp and unidentifed shrimp..would you add?

I added my rock to my main tonight. After a carbonated (SW) dip, which chased a few crabs and shrimp (no mantis). I placed all the crabs in the tank and was wonder if I should add the Pistol shrimp, also can you ID this other shrimp? Its a bit different from the rest.
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Old 07-29-2004, 01:45 AM   #2
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shrimp should be ok but just say no to crabs
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Off topic but, quarryshark, hows the hypo coming along?
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Going very good, thanks for asking. I did loose one of my Scotters, I think he was stressed from the move. But everyone else is doing great. Been at treatment level for 1 week and the spots are all gone. Battling ammonia, but that was to be expected.
Just in for a long fallow period now .
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Added them. They were ticked off sitting in that container, popping away
This is a blast! Much better than my first rock purchase.
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looks like a coral banded to me...
I got mine from my LR. from LR.com...
he was bad and had to go..
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Old 07-29-2004, 10:32 AM   #7
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I would add the shrimp, but not the crab. If you want some great fun, get your pistol a goby to play with. Very intertaining.
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I have a coral banded in my tank with 2 cleaners and a peppermint shrimp. He is a little moody but never hurt anybody to my knowledge.
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I added all. If I need to catch something later, so be it. Gives me something to do. With the room I have, decent chance it can work.
Lando, I will get a Goby, was reading about that relationship last night. Sound like fun.
All were less than an 1/2 inch long, we'll see what happens.
This AM, all the feather dusters and such are popping out, so cool!!
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Get any barnacles? FL rock is usually covered with them. Mine all died out I guess but when I first got the rock, there was movement everywhere.
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