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Old 04-07-2013, 01:53 PM   #11
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Well no sign of the firefish this morning :-(
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Old 04-07-2013, 02:23 PM   #12
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I hope he just found a hideing place and is safe
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I tore all my live rock apart. No sign of anything. Is it possible for the shrimp to eat whole fish in a night?
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Old 04-07-2013, 04:36 PM   #14
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Yea if he woulda died the shrimp woulda ate him they are scavengers
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Old 04-07-2013, 05:30 PM   #15
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Either way, the issue was not caused by the pistol shrimp. Those guys are harmless. It is more likely the chromis are the culprits in this case. If this happens again, I'd look right back at them. In terms of fins healing, just keeping your parameters perfect they will heal. There isn't a need to add chemicals to your tank when weekly water changes that you already do will fix it.
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Old 04-07-2013, 07:39 PM   #16
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Ok I talked to the lfs I purchased it from and they are very sure the shrimp ate it. They had it there for quite some time and he said they seen it always pushing other shrimp and fish out of the rocks and that the firefish I had stayed in the rock and the shrimp didn't like it. I tore my tank apart and there wasn't even a trace of the fish. They also told me to bring it back in the morning and they put a firefish and a six line wrasse they had in a tank together on hold for me so I'm a little happier
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Glad you are getting a new fish...but it is highly unlikely a peaceful shrimp did the deed.
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Old 04-07-2013, 07:52 PM   #18
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He wasn't very peaceful from what I can see. They explained that the firefish was living where the shrimp wanted to and the firefish wouldn't leave. It was a Michaels shrimp
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http://www.nano-reef.com/topic/24561...ay-be-sketchy/
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