Creature ID

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    AmberSunrise

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    My yellow clown goby has disappeared from my tank, no body was ever found or anything. :(

    I try to look really good every day for a sign of the body so I can remove it and this morning I found this weird thing.
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    ErinCahir Sausage Wrangler

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    I have no idea what it is. But it's creeping me out.
     
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    You might want to gather things up and get th hell out of there! Tha is Scary.
     
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    ErinCahir Sausage Wrangler

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    I'm intrigued now that the initial creepy-crawly feeling is gone. How big is it?
     
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    It was half an inch-ish

    At first I though it was a hermit crab claw but it had a lot of "leg/finger" looking things and my hermits are all very tiny

    Yeah I thought maybe it was a dead pod of some sort but its pretty large for a pod.
     
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    Strange looking. Almost seems like a hermit molt or something. It could be a large pod, but I really have no clue.
     
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    It was a solid body though not a skin from a molt.

    Oh jeez the fact that no one knows what is is is scarin me lol
     
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    Amber, can you flip it over on to its lags and get a pic? It is a pure guess on my part right now, but the lack og any appendages on the rear half of the body leads me to believe it may be a dead hermit.
     
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    Call a priest ..........................LOL:bounce:
     
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    This is the only other pic that didnt turn out blurry it has a flash so its bright. I threw the "thing" in the toilet after the pics were taken cause i had to get to work

    I will count my hermits tonight but I am pretty sure they are all there but I guess thats possible it just seemed almost too small to be a hermit I mean mine are small but this seems smaller

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    I think fast is right.
     
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    Yeah now that I look at it more it seems like a hermit AAAW man this sucks. In the last week I have lost my firefish, starfish, clown goby and a hermit!?

    WTF
     
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    Definitely looks like a hermit as well. Good call Wade! When all my blue legs died from the Interceptor treatment I had tons of them all over the tank, but it was easy to tell because the legs were blue.
     
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