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Old 03-14-2018, 05:13 AM   #1
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Brittle Star

Can some one guide. My brittle star fish always remains inside the rock. What can be possible reason. And how to get her out of there.
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Sorry to break it to you but thatís just what they do. They chill in the rocks until night time and then come out to feed. Every once in a while you may get lucky and itíll come out but theyíre secretive by nature and like to stay in the rocks for protection.
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Sorry to break it to you but thatís just what they do. They chill in the rocks until night time and then come out to feed. Every once in a while you may get lucky and itíll come out but theyíre secretive by nature and like to stay in the rocks for protection.
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If you are lucky you will come to know where yours hides and get peaks at him.
Mine shows a little when food is in the water column ,but they don't come out much.
Mine is over 4 years old...
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Thanks alot for details. Please also guide on attached image. I just found this worm today in my tank on one of the rocks.Click image for larger version

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Looks like some big worm !
Not knowing I would remove it.
Surely if it is good there will other smaller ones ?
Hopefully if bad there are no more !
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Looks like some big worm !
Not knowing I would remove it.
Surely if it is good there will other smaller ones ?
Hopefully if bad there are no more !
I also hope for the same. I have at present removed it. But at time of removal this worm was already dead.
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brittle stars hide more than serpent stars my serpents come out all the time especially around feeding time . brittle stars hang out more in the rock work waiting for foods to drift to them there just not as social.
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