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Old 04-30-2017, 10:34 PM   #1
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Peppermint shrimp eating feather duster

So I got a pink dwarf feather duster for my tank. Well little did I know my peppermint shrimp would make a snack out of the poor thing. Luckily I moved the feather duster to a spot where the shrimp doesn't go much but I know tonight it'll find it and eat the rest. Anybody have any suggestions on how to stop this from happening?

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Shrimp lurking in the back before I moved the feather duster

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Old 05-01-2017, 01:00 AM   #2
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A peppermint shrimp shouldn't go after healthy inverts or corals. Though it doesn't look like a camelback, I'm also aware of other members of the peppermint's family. It is possible that they could be more...over zealous. If it is a major concern, you might have to return the shrimp. Good luck with the coco worm, they are difficult to keep in captivity compared to feather dusters.
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Old 05-02-2017, 07:30 AM   #3
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are you sure its just not stealing food from its feathers?
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