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my little clown hunted down all ghost shrimp!

Posted By: bigpow <bigpow@no-spam.hotmail.com>
Date: Friday, 7 May 2004, at 12:37 p.m.

So I had 5 ghost shrimp, they've been thriving for a while.
That was until I introduce a clown loach to the tank (I bought three, return one because of skinny, and lost another one from skinny)

I'm planning to get some more to accompany this lonely guy, but still waiting for the bigger tank to finish cycling.

So anyway, this single clown (1" max) single-handedly managed to hunt and kill all the ghost shrimps! One by one.

I think this little guy knows exactly when to strike (when the shrimp peels it skin).
I couldn't even retrieve the shrimp carcass, just because this clown and the other corys usually