loan small fish trap

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  1. mandarinman

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    hi guys and ladies i need to borrow a small fish trap to catch a five stripe clown goby. You can have the goby.
     
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    Let me guess, he is taking out all your SPS?
    My yellow coral goby decimated 3 of my SPS frags already.
    If you come across one let me know.
     
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    I have a crab trap that should also work as a fish trap, looks somewhere in the middle of my thread.

    PS. What is a five stripe clown goby? Will it fight with my yellow coral goby? Has been looking for a war paint one.
     
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    they dont fight with others and serm tame
     
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    Hi

    You welcome to use the trap without the fish donation for now.

    My yellow clown goby is behaving like an angel with the SPS, but my Sexy shrimps took out my birds nest !
     
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    i am trying to train the guy to stay off my spses by chasing him off with my long reach claw(cant remember proper name)
     
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    Have you had any luck? I'm doing the same but it doesn't seem to be working.
     
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    i hope its working
     
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    For your sake I hope so too, mine has gotten so on my last nerve that I was thinking of adding a dwarf lionfish to take care of him for me.:whistling:
     
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    mmmm maybe
     
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    Im just worried about my other fish though like my blennies and my pom pom grab.
     
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    Dwarf lionfish generally are reefsafe but will chow your shrimp, crabs etc.
     
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    Zebra dwarf lionfish have reasonably small mouths ;) but it's probably better to catch the goby the good old fashioned way with a net as traps take time.
     
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    Yeah I've had a real tiny bugger before I had an outbreak of some disease in my 450l, and he was actually a little angel, left everything alone, although he did size up my peppermint shrimp once though, was actually hoping I'd see some action that day but he just left him alone.:whistling:

    I just love them, my fav fish and the reason I started marines, unfortunately I cant keep one.
     
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    @Hails, check out this little cutie
    [​IMG]

    This pic was taken by @oceanseeker just before I picked him up, he was pob about 3 cm.

    Believe me I've tried, the moment the net touches the water surface, the little bugger hides away.
    @mandarinman, you think a dwarf lionfish will take out your other fish as well, I really want to get another one.
     
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    does any one have drawing for one so i can laser cut it out of perspex any may make a few fro guys on the forum
     
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    Saw this gorgeous guy at Wild on Pets on the weekend:

    [​IMG]
     
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    How big was he @Hails, he sure is hey.
     
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    Think about 4 or 5cm in height with fins raised. Almost made me want to start a predator tank lol
     
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    Do it, you wont regret it, they are such cool little fish, especially feeding time.
    @mandarinman, have you had any luck with the little bugger?
     
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