Stupid banded coral shrimp

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    Is it normal for these shrimp to pick at anemone's. My shrimp will constantly pick at the center of my anemone and get pulled in only to pull back at the last minute before the anemone can really latch on to him. He does this 5-6 times a day for the last month. Im about to shove him into the anemone so it'll be left alone.
     
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    FishyReef Broke Reefer!

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    What kind of anemone?
     
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    I have a Condy and a bubble tip, he does it to both.
     
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    FishyReef Broke Reefer!

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    Are both sucking him in, or only the condy?
     
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    I've seen both do it but mostly the condy. He just keeps goin back to them. When his feelers hit the anemone he freaks because I know it has to sting but he's a tard....
     
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    Lol...Yeah, your shrimp is stupid... eventually, that Condy is gonna eat him( they eat everything). The shrimp is probably trying to get to whatever food that's inside the anemones.
     
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    That is one dumb crustaecian...
     
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    Don't worry. It won't be long before the Condy makes a Shrimp Kabob out of him.
     
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