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Old 10/30/2020, 07:31 PM   #1
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Opinion on pistol shrimp with Hawkfish

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I would like to add two shrimp gobies with a pistol shrimp into my tank that has a flame hawkfish. Will the gobies be enough protection for the shrimp? The gobies (pink bar) are 3, but the shrimp is small, 3/4


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Old 10/31/2020, 10:41 PM   #2
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Never tried it but the most vulnerable period for a shrimp is right after molting and the pistols will be in their tunnel with entrances sealed when this occurs which should afford some protection.
Another issue might be aggression from the hawk toward the gobies if your tank is small as both the goby and the hawk are bottom dwellers. Ime some flames are perfectly peaceful while others can be a bit aggressive.
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Old 11/01/2020, 07:47 AM   #3
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Thank you.. that was helpful. Im not sure that I want to risk the well being of the gobies. Ill have to think about this.


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