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  1. RocketRooster

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    LOWLY BOTTOM-FEEDING, MOUTH-BREATHING CREATURE! DO NOT MESS WITH A SUPERIOR INTEREC...INNERLEC...err INTELLILECT...er...THING!

    He has been banished to The Abyssal Plains of Gehenna. Poor dude. :thumbup:

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    whhhhhyyyyy...?
     
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    I take it that he is in the sump??
     
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    One of the worse things you can add to your tank....
     
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    They have a bad rep for coral nipping. I haven't noticed any bad behaviour, although that said this particular individual has an annoying personality. I almost NEVER see it on my reef, it's always in some dark festering hole plotting up evil schemes for Total Tank Domination. It only comes out after dark. This morning it got caught unawares and the superior inter... intel... ah bugger it, the big scary human pounced.


    Kirrekt. You want it? :)
     
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    Kill it with fire!
     
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    I'm confused isn't that a dancing shrimp? Usually those things cost me money & then disappear into thin air, or water, after hanging around in an arb place for a week or so.

    Am I missing something with these guys?
     
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    It's a Camel Shrimp. The only dancing to be found is the reefer trying to catch the little shits.
     
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    ... just reading between the lines her... i take it u're not a fan?
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    Coral munchers. Most LFS fail to mention this.
     
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    Ahhhh ok, I have purchased 2 over the years, neither lasted long enough to nip corals :tt2:

    Least I have a reason to never try again now
     
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    I was waiting to hear whack it with a hammer,;) But i guess fire would do the trick:lol:
     
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    nicely done!! they seem slow and lethargic until you try to catch 'em, then it's nitrous engaged!! Bud, if you were looking for peppermint shrimps, the real deal, I think Idol may have some in stock...
     
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    No thanks :) I do like what few corals I do have in my tank :)
     
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    Leave it in the sump.
     
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    My sump is standing bare at the moment except for a handful of small rubble pieces. Will I need to feed it or will it be ok on the stuff that ends up there on its own? At the moment I am only feeding flakes and pellets (so only flakes will end up there).
     
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    Naw, I liked the look of them - I wasn't on the lookout for peppermints. These were just chilling in the LFS display tank. It IS a pretty thing, pity that my lack of experience has now created a life of misery for the poor guy :(
     
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    You can give I a pellet or two but it will find some sort of chow on the rubble.;)
     
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    I'll fatten it up for somebody's killer whale or FOWLR tank. No point in me keeping it in my sump unless it manages on the muck that ends up there.
     
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