Who killed my hermit crabs??

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I’ve now found 3 dead hermit crabs out of their shells. I’m wondering out of my livestock who killed them. I’m pretty sure I know but curious to see what others think.

2 clowns
2 cardinals
2 mandarins
Yasha and pistol
1 blue spotted Jawfish.
1 cleaner
1 fire shrimp
1 coral banded shrimp

my moneys on the pistol
 
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Is there enough food and algae for them to eat? are you sure they are dead and you're not just finding there empty molts?
What kind of pistol shrimp? I have a candy cane (Randall's) pistol shrimp and the only time it's even slightly aggressive is if something gets to close ( like right at the entrance).
 
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Pretty sure they are not molts as there are less hermit crabs moving around. I believes I had like 4. There’s definitely not 4 anymore.
There should be plenty for food around as I tend to over feed so that I know there’s enough food for my little mandarins.
 
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Coral bandit shrimps are no light weights. My guess is hes eating em at night when everyones sleeping. Lol.
+1 ur sure they are not the molts?
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Didn’t know coral banded shrimps were like that. He never comes out. Only at night does he kind come out.
 

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