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    Default Missing cleaner shrimp


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    The first invert in my tank was a cleaner shrimp you know the white with red strips down the top. Well early last week during a water change and algae harvest I noticed something was off. My hand wasn't being assaulted by the cleaner shrimp. I looked all over the tank, in the over flow, in the sump, and on the floor around the tank. Not a sign of him at all. Weird.. I do know this shrimp had no fear. When I fed my corals he would scamper over them and try and pick up their food. I have a large plate coral with long sticky tentacles which this shrimp always tip toes about and I think thats where he ended up. My wife and daughter say the tank just isn't the same without Jacques so I'll have to replace him. My Blood shrimp just isn't as active but he my favourite.
    I still find it difficult to find no trace of this rather large (2 1/2") shrimp. The fish in the tank would not be able to eat him whole so it had to be the plate coral. R.I.P. my first invertebrate.
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    Sorry to hear about the shrimp

    Plate corals can surprise you at times and more like anemones than a coral
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    I am highly naive in everything saltwater, but freshwater shrimp are known to be able to crawl on land and sometimes escape tanks?

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    0 Not allowed!
    Thanks Cliff the shrimp will be replaced, I have always had a thing for them.

    Madagascariensis (really you need a short nick name, lol), I thought the same but there was/is no sign of his escape. I'm thinking the greedy guy was caught by my coral (Heliofungia Actiniformis sp)
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