cleaner shrimp doing his job

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    steelcity

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    So yesterday I picked up a pretty coral beauty. He's doing great. Today I picked up a cleaner shrimp while I was exchanging my K1 (brand new it had a very loud humming/rattling). As soon as I put the shrimp in, the beauty had his eye on him. Within 30 mins I found the beauty being serviced by the shrimp. Thought that was pretty cool.
     
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    Very cool! We all like a little service once in a while! :lol:
     
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    He is doing his job well..congrats:D
     
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    Isn't it amazing the way these animals just know what to do. I have 3 in my 125 and they go after new fish when I put them in the tank. I put a Lemonpeel angel in a few weeks ago, and within minutes hes getting a wash job!
     
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    i'm guessin my coral beauty was wild caught instead of tank bred since he knew what was what.
     
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    Coral beauties are wild caught if I'm not mistaken.
     
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