Brittle Star attack

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  1. Monde

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    Who or what would do this to my peaceful Brittle Star?

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    His one leg is also missing but was not eaten as I found it in the tank.
     
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    A jilted hermit?
     
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    Was thinking my Electric Blue could have done it when the brittle star took his hiding place.
     
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    Ok he was ripped to pieces about 30 minutes after posting this. Any idea who would do this?

    All I have in the tank are:
    Fire Goby
    Sandsifting Goby
    Blennie
    Cleaner Shrimp
    Dart Goby
     
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    I suspect u have more critters u dont know about. Perhaps a harlequin shrimp
     
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    Then I need to find him and get rid of him.

    How do you catch a harlequin shrimp? Glass and hake?

    NOBODY kills my Brittle Star and gets away with it. But it did happen during the day and they never ate the pieces.......just ripped him to pieces and left them lying around.
     
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    Sorry to hear about it. U can try the glass method but ive been trying to catch a camel shrimp with no luck and come to the realization that i will have to remove all the rock work to catch him :(
     
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