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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone. My cleaner shrimp just died. Last month my fire shrimp died. They both died while or before molting. The only other fish I have in there is a Coral Beauty and a orange spot goby. I also have a pistol shrimp, but it wasn't in there when my fire shrimp died. Any feedback on why...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    So something attacked my firefish goby last night. Took off about half his dorsal fin and some of his tail fin. The prime suspect is the new addition of an algae blenny but this is much smaller and i thought they were herbivores? The other creatures i have in my tank are as follows: 2x...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    heres what im looking for: 1) comes out enough for me to enjoy 2) does not eat/kill corals ...well thats it really, i figured my list would be longer but i guess not. anyways, im trying to decided between a blood fire shrimp, skunk cleaner shrimp, or sexy shrimps. which would you recommend...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 125 gallon tank and have a coral banded shrimp. I walked downstairs one day to witness it eating a hermit crab. Soon I am going to the store and am going to trade it in. I want a cleaner shrimp for sure, but I would like some other shrimps. Can I put multiple shrimps in a tank? And what...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    I came in from work today to see hermit crabs legs every where. I also noticed that the cleaner shrimp had a large red thing in its mouth. I then discovered it was a hermit crab:eek: :bigeek: Why has it turned on hermits??? Do they normally eat hermits??? WTH!!!
  6. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Now I got my attention on Hitchhikers. As of yesterday, I got my Live Rock. Far as I saw when browsing this rock up at Gerber's, I saw no hitchhikers of any sort sort on them. But may still be there. I heard of Bristleworms which are suppose to be not that bad, and the coral eating fire worm...
  7. Crustaceans
    I have a peppermint shrimp that I acquired a few weeks ago, and I recently acquired a mantis shrimp that just settled out of its larval form. Will the mantis kill my peppermint shrimp?
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Hello, I would like to know if there is any limitation on the number of Shrimps in a tank? I have a 75Gallon reef tank and I recently added 3Cleaner Shrimps and 2 Boxer Shrimps. I want to add a couple of Peppermint, if I could find any but was wondering whether they match? And if I am...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Hello guys, What do you advise using for getting Baby Shrimps in the tank? Shrimpery with those dehydrated eggs with it? Or simply getting some Shrimps and putt them in the tank together? I mean I passed by last time something called a Shrimpery with some eggs in a plastic bag and the LFS guy...
  10. Reef Fish
    hey everyone i wanted to keep a few shripmps in my tank here are the ones i was planning on keeping cleaner shrimp 2-3 peppermint shrimp and 1 coral banded shimp please tell me if these would be ok together in a 45 gallon tank. also if you have any suggestions on shrimp please tell me. thanks:fish:
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