Clean up Crew for Trigger Tank

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  1. FransSny

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    Anybody have ideas for a CUC in a trigger only tank ?
     
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  3. H0nda42

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    Yes, wear thick gloves when cleaning:)
     
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    LOL Honda...not Exactly the most scientific answer I was looking for;)
     
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    Sorry, only kidding, couldn't help myself. Have been nipped a few times by my triggers on previous tanks.
    Can't help you here though
     
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    No issues honda, ive searched a LOT of forums and couldnt find an answer either...you know what the tips of my fingers look like !
     
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    here you go
     
  8. Tasha

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    Nothing that I can think of at this moment, but you can try to over feed a bit and add huge crabs. Which wont be easy for them to kill.
     
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    a nice big lobster
     
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    Snails....ouch the clown rips their shells to pieces.

    Crabs dont even reach the bottom before becoming a snack

    Good idea Yuri
     
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    lol, like to know too!!!!
     
  12. Slummies

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    even hermits??
     
  13. FransSny

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    Yip even hermets have only a 30 second lifespan
     
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    @FransSny, which trigger were you talking about here.....i need a predatory controll for breeding snails in my system that are causing trouble
     
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    crispin, both my clown trigger and pineapple ripped them apart before they even hit the substrate....pineapple even worse ...

    having said that it is one ugly fish , and also hectic on your LR
     
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    This makes me sad as I want a trigger lol
     
  17. Yuri

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    Look for triggers in the Xanthichthys family thy are zooplankton eaters and reef safe
     
  18. Kunhardt

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    lol ya they bite! I am scared to leave a stray finger in the tank now a days...Been bitten too many times by my Niger...it thinks anything near the waters surface is food, punctured my skin only once though. :p

    That being said he is a model citizen and has left all livestock alone so far...just has a taste for humans it seems. :eek:
     
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    +1 - we bought a blue throat trigger 3 days ago and so far its very well behaved, eats flakes and frozen foods and the shrimp even hang around him, he is in a tank with shrimp, hermits, snails, coral, (Soft, bit of LPS and SPS) and a crocea.

    Have heard of lots of success with them.

    Brandon
     
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    nothing man, i have read on this forum of a trigger cracking a 3m or 2m tank because it was banging a hermit against the glass cos it could not bite the shell so decided to break the shell against the glass. owner was luckily there and saved the LS.
     
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    Still think the niger rocks :p Maybe you should wear a chain mail glove like they do when shark diving haha
     
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