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Old 01-31-2015, 12:20 PM   #1
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Triggers and invertebrates

Are there any safe invertebrates that can coexist with Triggers and not become a meal? Large snails, shrimps, urchins, stars, slugs, doubtfully crabs????


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just about every invert would be dinner
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just about every invert would be dinner
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Ever since I got a trigger my snails and hermits hide all day long. They naturally hunt urchins as well.
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Thanks for the input.


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I've had a Blue Jaw Trigger in my 240g and I've got a handful of hermit crabs and one big trochus snail. The trigger has paid zero attention to them so far.


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I appreciate your comment. I think I am just going to have to give it a try and hope for the best. Hopefully if I keep him well fed he won't pay any attention to them.


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I had all mine in prior to adding the trigger and I have heard that going that way sometimes helps.


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Ok. Thanks for the advice. This is a new build for me so I will have the opportunity to do it like you did.


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I have had a niger trigger for about a year now and he hasnt eaten a single hermit or snail. I do feed him very well though.


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Thanks for that. I have designed the system to handle the heavy bioload and plan to feed mine well too. Between that and what I read as a general good disposition of the blue jawed triggers I think I will be ok to add a cuc.


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