Something's cleaning up my CUC

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  1. neil.h

    neil.h

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    My CUC is diminishing on a daily basis. What could take out hermits, Asterina snails, Turbo Snails, local hermits and peppermint shrimp. The only fish I have are a sexed pair of Blue Throat Triggers. I've put down the loss of the shrimps to the triggers but the snails and hermits? Possible?

    Asterina stars, sea squirts and all my softies remain untouched.

    Do I start upturning rocks and start looking for a Mantis?
     
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  3. SIMS

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    triggers I think
     
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    Johan van Aardt I love marines [R.I.P.]

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    definitely the triggers
     
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    459b Moderator MASA Contributor

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    what hermits do you have?
    I had a large blue legged that used t otake out my local hermits. And my local hermits enjoy eating my snails (have to get new ones on a monthly basis).
     
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    neil.h Thread Starter

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    I r dumbass, should read what I type first. They were all green legged locals...

    So the locals are snail eaters? Interesting....
     
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    459b Moderator MASA Contributor

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    mine enjoy eating the local snails. Not sure if its for food/shell/fun. He smaller ones are fine, its only the really big ones i have trouble with.
     
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    I personaly think its your triggers.
     
  9. neil.h

    neil.h Thread Starter

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    Blue throats are planktivores, so most inverts SHOULD be safe. I think 459b is on to something here with the snails. Now to find whats nailing the hermits
     
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