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Old 04-04-2004, 05:37 PM   #1
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Is My Hermit Ctab A Killer?

I have had a new flame angel in my tank for about three days. It seemed to be doing fine and was swimming and eating this morning. I noticed this afternoon that it was not swimming around. I later found it on the bottom being eaten by my hermit crab.

Do yo think the crab is capable of catching and killing a flame. The fish was about 2.5 inches long and the crab is about medium size.

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What type of hermit crab is it? If it's just one of the little scarlets I doubt that it killed your fish. I had a huge strawberry hermit kill a pearscale butterfly when it was sleeping, but that crab was very large.

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Doubt that your hemit killed that fish. The fish in too fast . Thats just your cleanup crew at work.
sorry for your loss though
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Old 04-05-2004, 09:58 AM   #4
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yea, I'll second QS's comment. It's likely something else did in your angle and the hermit is just picking up the pieces.
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