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post #1 of 3 Old 02-08-2015, 10:04 PM Thread Starter
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Can a coral banded shrimp catch a living fish?

I want to add a coral banded shrimp to my 20 gallon long tank but there's a rather small and timid saltwater molly in there and she mostly stays under the rocks, where she could be caught.. The shrimp is in a 10 gallon and it doesn't seem very happy in there, I don't want to lose it so I want to put it in the big tank, but I've heard all these horror stories about cbs catching fish and eating them... Any advice

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post #2 of 3 Old 02-08-2015, 10:55 PM
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I would not risk it. Once in a while you will get a well behaved one but the majority of the time, once they get larger and stake out a territory ,they will make attempts at fishes fins. There are smaller safer varieties of the coral Banded such as the blue.

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post #3 of 3 Old 02-24-2015, 07:55 PM
I didn't know this, this is a great question! thanks for asking. I guess we learn something everyday :)

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