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Shrimp Riding Fish Video

Posted on Dec 22, 2010 in Featured, Fish, Video | 0 comments

The Adobe Flash Player is required for video playback.Get the latest Flash Player or Watch this video on YouTube. I was lucky to get a video of my Blue Tang getting cleaned by my ubiquitous Skunk Cleaner Shrimp in my Red Sea Max 250 reef tank. The Shrimp usually sets up shop on a rock outcropping and removes parasites and dead skin from any fish willing to be cleaned. Most of my fishes seem to know about this symbiotic relationship and readily allow it. The Blue Tang loves this lovin’. Check out the video below complete with 80’s tunes. Top Gun anyone? Yeah, you know you like it. It’s also the first time after a long time I have used a more than basic video editor. This was a lot of fun, I like. janjua jee karda cabergoline interactions...

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Blue Tang and Hector’s Goby

Posted on Dec 19, 2010 in Fish | 0 comments

I went fish crazy this weekend and got new fishes for the Red Sea Max 250. With the holidays coming up and lots of people coming over (yeah I admit it) this is a not to miss dualuseful opportunity to drop some cash.  Saturday, I got a Blue Tang and a Hector’s Goby. I guess Hector discovered or propagated a goby?! I drip acclimatized these fishes and added them to my tank. Oh shit! Just realized that my tank is to the point where introducing new fish possibly with diseases like ick could result in a loss of a lot of livestock. Oh well. I’ll monitor closely but check out the photos of them in the Red Sea Max 250 below. Blue Tang (Paracanthurus hepatus) I thought the Blue Tang would be shy but it isn’t at all. It...

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