Peppermint Shrimp with Pistol Shrimp?

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    I have 2 peppermint shrimp right now and would like to add a goby and shrimp pair. Do peppermints usually have any problem with pistols?
     
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    they shouldn't, I have at least one pistol shrimp (possibly more) that's been in there since day one. And I've had 3 peppermints in there for a little while now and no issues at all. Besides, the shrimp/goby will rarely, if ever leave their little cave that they make. Also, make sure you do your research because not all gobies will pair with a pistol shrimp. And on top of that, occasionally they will only pair with a certain type of pistol.
     
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    It's best to buy them already paired, I think. That way it's more certain that they will stay together.
     
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    You shouldnt have any problems with pepperments and a pistol shrimp.
     
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    My yellow watchmen goby paired with my fire shrimp.
     
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