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Old 11-20-2009, 05:27 AM   #1
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Red face Tricked by a fire shrimp

After just looking into my tank shortly after i added my fire shrimp to my aquarium, i notice the shell of him sitting on the sand. So i think to myself oh my its been no more than 3 hours and this guys already been attacked, but i don't have any fish that would have attacked it. So after removing the skeleton, i thought, i think it molted its skin, because their wasn't the big feelers attached to this shell.. So after a near heart attack, there he is sitting on the back one of my LR's. What a close call that was!
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Happens all the time with crabs, shrimp and lobsters. I`ve had a few scares.
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Me too. My cleaner shrimp molts within an hour after i change my water. At first, I would prepare for a funeral but then, there he is. Hermits get me a lot too.
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