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Re:Shrimp- Jordanella Floridae
In a message dated 3/29/99 4:12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Aquatic-Plants-
Owner at actwin_com writes:
> Date: Mon, 29 Mar 1999 06:08:53 -0800
> From: Wright Huntley <huntley1 at home_com>
> Subject: Re: Flag fish and shrimp
> Date: Mon, 29 Mar 1999 00:13:59 -0500
> From: cwells <cdwells at concentric_net>
> Subject: Flag fish and shrimp
> > I have some Florida Flag fish in quarantine as possible hair algae
> > Will they mess with my algae shrimp?
> Quite possibly. This may be one exception to the "din-din" rule. [If it
> the mouth it's din-din.]
> When shrimp molt, they have no hard shell for a while. Some fish can enjoy
> dinner of "soft-shell crab" and sharp-toothed specimens like American-Flag
> are pretty likely to try a nibble.
> I wouldn't trust them, if I were you.
I have seen the Flags eat some very large shrimp. Very cichlid like. I
wouldn't trust them at all. Flags will eat most everything IMO. They spawn
like many cichlids and EAT like many cichlids.
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