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Re: notes on yamato shrimp

>Date: Tue, 7 Sep 1999 20:06:25 -0400 (EDT)
>From: Ed Street <br at ldl_net>
>Just thought i'd tell everyone the recent events on my yamato shrimp.
>today during a water change I tried to get one to move so I put get some
>stuff out of the tank and it jumped on my fingers, then about 1/3 of the
>colony joined in.  Felt kinda strange having all these pinchers cleaning
>my fingers.  Soon after that the sae's came over to investigate but guess
>didn't like what they seen and moved on.
>this brings up an interesting issue on shrimp communication :) This one
>shrimp was not close to any others but yet they seemed to 'swarm' over.

Maybe they all had the same 'idea' or smelled the same thing. It wasn't
necessarily communication.