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Old 08-06-2014, 10:08 PM   #1
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What is a hitchhiker??

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Any critter that comes into your system on live rock or coral.


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Old 08-06-2014, 10:27 PM   #5
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it just builds itself?


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I'm new to this but from my understanding they are living in the rock or there could be eggs in the rock. I was kind of excited to see something living come out, but now I'm nervous about them. I can't find the one from this morning but there is another on my back wall. The guy I talked to at the fish store said he's never had a problem with them eating corals but they can multiply pretty fast. He mentioned a harlequin shrimp to eat them if they got bad. That is a really cool looking shrimp, but not sure about having to feed them starfish after they rid the tank of these. Anyone have experience with a harlequin?


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It depends on what they are if they are good or bad. You can find several articles online concerning these critters.

Top 7 Live Rock Hitchhikers by Robert Farnsworth, MarineDepot.com Reef Squad

Live Rock Hitch Hikers

http://www.thereeftank.com/forums/f1...de-202739.html

http://www.lionfishlair.com/hitchhiker/hitchhiker.shtml
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I like to leave my rock out for 24-48 hrs let anything crawl out


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