Fire Shrimp vs. Coral Banded Shrimp

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    JAG107

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    Guy at LFS: "go ahead, fire shrimp will get along fine with your coral banded."
    me: "ok, I believe you."
    3 days later, coral banded shrimp: "this fire shrimp sure is tasty!":death:
    me: :frustrat: I didn't want that $20 anymore, anyway.
    Lesson learned: the cheapest $5 animals love the exotic flavour of the expensive ones. Next time I'll do some research before believing the guy looking out for his cash register's best interests.
     
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    Sorry to hear about the fire shrimp. We all have made those mistakes of listening to the infamous "LFS advice".
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    Coral banded shrimp can be vicious. They'll even go after fish. Be careful with it. Sucks about your loss :( Sorry.
     
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    Got one that chases tomato clowns
     
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    You just never know when it comes to wild animals,even shrimps.I had a CBS with a Fire and Skunk Cleaner with no problems for around 5 years.
     
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    yote Ceritfied Mantis Hunter Moderator

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    Hate to hear about your fire shrimp becoming food.
    Coralbandeds usually dont play nice with others.
     
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