Are Long-nose Butterfly fish invert. safe?

Discussion in 'Reef Fishes' started by spongeycrab, Jun 9, 2012.

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    spongeycrab

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    Just wanted to know because I love these guys.
     
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    Not for clams and scallops.
    The long snout is designed to get in between the gaps in the bivalve hinge and sever the muscles that keep them shut.
    After that, its lunch time.
     
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    I believe they are reef compatible with caution, so it’s really a 50/50 chance. I have seen a long nose butterfly fish with anemone, stars, and some corals. I would say they are going to be left alone or gobbled up.

    I know they like meaty foods.
     
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    AWWWWWWWWW!:frustrat:
     
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