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Old 12/21/2007, 06:14 AM   #1
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brand new yellow watchman goby

i like him alot, just got him yesterday. he has eaten so seemingly fine. i did some research and it doesnt seem he is going to be too difficult. im aware they tend to be jumpers. im not clear on the type of shrimp they have a realationship with is it the pistol or tiger? overall im not sure how to predict his behavior im sure each fish differ. any other owners out there with advice is appreciated.........

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Old 12/21/2007, 06:51 PM   #2
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i dont have one personally but i think its the pistol you can pair it interested in getting one myself soon actually

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Old 12/21/2007, 06:57 PM   #3
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Actually the Tiger is a variant of the pistol shrimp, as there are several varieties of pistol shrimp.

Any pistol shirmp should work.

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Old 12/21/2007, 07:09 PM   #4
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They are larger than the stonogobiops species so I would go with a larger pistol shrimp like the tiger as opposed to alpheus randalli for example. They are great fish (ywg) watch out for interesting behaviour when they are threatened, they can create a dark spot below their eye and their eye becomes light a protection adaptaion for the eye I assume. pretty cool.

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