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Old 06-23-2008, 10:31 AM   #11
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My yellow watchman very rarely travels out of his cave. He is a bottom-dweller and won't be seen swimming around like my clown does. Your shows might be quite limited with the goby. I have to point him out to friends who come over, because he's never in sight...always in the cave.
Drop in some Mysis at feeding and watch him emerge to snap one up, but then show's over
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Old 06-23-2008, 11:38 AM   #12
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I had the exact same concern when I bought my pistol shrimp and orange spotted goby I did not see the pistol shrimp for like 1-2weeks Now I see the pistol shrimp all the time. He shovels sand out from underneath my live rocks like a bulldozer there is now probably 6 passageways underneath my rock work Just give it time as long as your paramaters are good there is no need to worry. here are some photo's not that great of a pic but in the second picture the pistol shrimp is right behind the goby shoveling sand out of the burrow

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Old 07-06-2008, 11:47 PM   #13
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Does this pistol shrimp usually come out at night, or once its adapted it comes out during the day too? Id like to get a shrimp, is this the best kind to get?
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It took a while for my goby and shrimp to get together. They are now best friends and it is definitely an interesting relationship. My yellow goby stands watch as my shrimp digs out the sand. I would strongly suggest buying a pair.
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Old 07-07-2008, 10:59 AM   #15
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Will the Goby pair up with ANY kind of shrimp??
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I don't know. I went to my fish store and the person who worked there suggested the pistol shrimp with the yellow watchman goby. It took about a week for them to find each other. Since then, they have been inseparable.
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I can get a Diamond Goby with a pistol shrimp, will that pair go together????
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I can't recall if the diamond is a shrimp goby.
I like there:
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Old 07-14-2008, 11:32 PM   #19
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I just went to a SW store today...and I saw a "white and red" Goby who was already paired up with a shrimp, I think it was a banded shrimp?? It was so cool to see they connected already in a petstore.

I was thinking of getting a watchman or a diamond goby with a pistol shrimp but I think if this pair is already together I should buy the pair of them.. didnt really like the price, it was more than I orginally planned for the watchman & pistol, but doesnt really matter.... I just liked the connection they already made.
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