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Old 04-18-2013, 11:43 PM   #1
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harlequin shrimp problem

I just bought a harlequin shrimp and star fish to feed it. The Harlequin shrimp isn't eating it though i dont want the starfish to get to my coral what should i do?
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Old 04-18-2013, 11:45 PM   #2
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I just bought a harlequin shrimp and star fish to feed it. The Harlequin shrimp isn't eating it though i dont want the starfish to get to my coral what should i do?
What kind of starfish did you get?
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What kind of starfish did you get?
Chocolate star fish what should i do?
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I feed mine chocolate stars all time. What made you think it was hungry? If its not it pass it up. I've had to take them out a few times. Now it's only when I see the shrimp that I'll feed.

Try and move the star closer and see if it grabs it. They like to to hunt. Don't be surprised if its just toying with it. I know it doesn't help the concern with corals.
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Old 04-18-2013, 11:56 PM   #5
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I feed mine chocolate stars all time. What made you think it was hungry? If its not it pass it up. I've had to take them out a few times. Now it's only when I see the shrimp that I'll feed.

Try and move the star closer and see if it grabs it. They like to to hunt. Don't be surprised if its just toying with it. I know it doesn't help the concern with corals.
Well i just bought it from my lfs and they said to take a chocolate star also. Im guessing it's not hungry.. what should i do with the sea star?
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Can you take it out and put it in small Tupperware container or freeze it? I always keep a few in the back chamber of my bio cube.
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Can you take it out and put it in small Tupperware container or freeze it? I always keep a few in the back chamber of my bio cube.
Im down to freeze it lol. Will it still be good to feed later? Wouldn't that be kind if cruel aha
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I've had to but a couple in the freezer and they were fine.
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I've had to but a couple in the freezer and they were fine.
So its gonna survive? :0 ima do that right now
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So its gonna survive? :0 ima do that right now
Mine did! It was crazy!! Better then it munching on your corals!
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