Dont let the screen door hit you on your way out !
Soooooo im sure everybody in this hobby has sometime or other had a critter that just wasnt behaving,,,whether he threatens to beat another fish up after school,. hogs the tank, or as my crab does head buts my coral....whatever the case might be these little guys need to go because they dont play fair.....and not to fishy heaven....what do we do with them....because my crab has got to go....and i aint anywhere near the florida keys.
like im talkin prison sentence on this crab.....murderin $#^%@ lol
I would either try to sell it, or offer it for free here on the site. Obviously disclose why you are removing it so someone else doesn't have the same issue. What doesn't fit with your livestock may work perfectly for someone else. You may also call your LFS to see if they would be willing to help rehome it.
Under no circumstance, should you release your livestock back to the ocean. (The exception would be if you knew it was collected it from that spot.) Releasing non-native species into the environment can do massive harm to the ecosystem. If they happen to survive, it is possible they could go unchecked do to the absence of a natural predator and out compete other native species.
+1 Sump and sell
Flushing is a bit brutal and you want to keep the peace in the reef. Most "LFS" will "buy" your unwanted fish. Normally for a very small amount of store credit. Or so I hear. Don't have this option in my area so we just take ours over to our Happy local coral slinger and he puts the misfit fish to work cleaning the coral tanks and whatnot
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