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Old 08-19-2011, 06:52 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by bsu20r6
Carey, the CUC is about 25 hermits, now down to 15-20 baja snails and 25 margarita snails. I have a 20 gallon sump with my reef octopus skimmer in it. I do check the sump when fish go missing like this. I have glass tops, but have still checked the floor around the tank for jumpers.

Rick, so is there a good way to do the bottle trap and not have it completely filled up with hermits? when i do catch 10-15 hermits in it, should i release them in the sump or would they crawl out of it?
I would put them in the sump temporarily just to keep them from interfering again.

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Old 08-19-2011, 06:56 PM   #12
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umm well when i had a six lined rasse it was mean i thought and after a while like 4 months of being in tank it eats 2 of my peperment shrimp and 1 of my cleaner. 1 week later he jumps out of my tank. lands behind tank i threw in sump 1hr later he died. doesnt song like ur problem tough because ur losing fish :/ do your fish lose there color befor they disapear?

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Old 08-20-2011, 10:57 PM   #13
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It sounds like the cuc is taking care of them nut whhy are they dieing to start with. how is your water quality?

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