Long nose hawkfish

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  1. Afsal

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    Hello guys , I currently have 1 pair of boxing shrimp and a fire shrimp. I want to add a long nose hawkfish. What are your views on this ?
     
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    Hawks are hawks ... Although the long nose is more passive than his cousins .... I would be more worried at the boxers giving a go at the fire shrimp .... They dont get their name "boxers" for nothing
     
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    Long nose hawfish are not 100% shrimp safe. I did want to get one, but don't like the idea that it might eat the shrimp in my tank. Maybe if you keep them well fed they might not touch the shrimps. Would like to hear form members who have kept them with shrimps.
     
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    I have 3 fire shrimp, 3 cleaner shrimp and 1 boxer shrimp.
    Longnose Hawk never bothered with any and he is in the tank before some of them.
     
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    I have a golden boxer shrimp with three skunk cleaner shrimp and one fire shrimp without any problems so far. Hardly see the boxer.
     
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    @Nur - how big is your long nose hawk?
     
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    8 to 10 cm long

    Check in my thread. there is a pic of him posing.
     
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