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So my cleaner shrimp has a belly full of eggs. I have been reading other posts and learning about how they make great fish food for everyone! I was also noticing that he/she seems to be taking his/her own arms and fishing around in there for a meal for her/himself! Has anyone else ever noticed that? WIll my Mandarin Goby enjoy the eggs as well? ANd one more thing, I have an aptasia situation and I would like to get a peppermint shrimp as well. Is that a no-no in a 24 gallon nano?
 

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Peppermints are hit and miss. The biggest problem with them is they are lazy once they find a cave they are happy with. I put in at least one per 6+" rock in any display I have set up with aptasia. The aptasia have never lasted more than a week. After a month I catch as many as I can out of the tank and move them on to their next job. I think any of the old salts will have some formula like this.
Peppermints and cleaners aren't friends, but I haven't seen them fight to the death :)
 

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your mandarin will starve in your tank, it is too small to support enough live pods... unless its eating enriched mysis which is really hard to do.
 

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I already placed my mandarin in a new home! Man those babies are hard to keep. I think they are best left in the ocean
 
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