Dottyback & Mandarin Compatibility?

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    My royal dottyback ate my coral banded shrimp. Afterward I found a link that said a "CBS will eat ornamental shrimp." I want to get a small mandarin goby (yes I have tons of pods). Anyone see compatibility issues hear. I also have a clown and he doesn't take crap from the dottyback.
     
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    I'll give him a 50/50 chance.The dottyback shouldnt bother the mandrine.BUT.
     
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    I can see a mandarin making quick work of the pods in a 29g.Find one accepting frozen foods or skip them altogether.Dottybacks,in general are pretty aggressive so there is going to be a risk on any fish you put in there.
     
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    I might take the dottyback out. Although I have a pod pile he eats pods too but with a small mandarin goby being the only fish eating pods it might work.
     
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