Peppermint Shrimp, Cleaner Shrimp, and Fire Shrimp...Oh My!

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    BuddaTurk Turk of Budda

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    I just bought a fire shrimp to go along with my peppermint and cleaner. Pepperming seems to be fine, my cleaner isn't as active since I added the fire shrimp. Is he going to be ok?

    Thanks in advance.

    BT
     
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    Gooseman Reefing Is An Obsession

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    I found the same result with my cleaner shrimp once i added a fire shrimp ... the fire shrimp tends to be aggressive towards my cleaner shrimp
     
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    My pepperment and cleaner shrimp hasnt changed their habits at since I added the fire shrimp.If anything their out more often.
     
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    I have all three shrimps you mentioned plus sexy shrimps too.The skunk cleaner has a cleaning station on one side of the tank and the fire shrimp has a cleaning station on the other side.When they do cross path,they ignore each other.
     
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    They should get along fine. Every animal is different though, but none of those shrimp is known to be aggressive towards other animals (unlike coral banded shrimp).
     
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    every critter, coral, and fish is different and alot in purchasing livestock is a hit and miss as to weither they will act like we have heard they do or how you expect them to act.
     
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