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Old 09-09-2003, 04:27 PM   #1
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little tiny star fish

I found a little tiny starfish when i was moving all of my live rock around. It is white and it moved pretty fast. Are these ok to have or should i get rid of it?
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Which one did it most look like?

Minibrittle star...


Asterina spp star...
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I don't know about brndfrb, but I have about four of the second kind. They don't seem to harm anything, course they are very small. Are they freind or foe?

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Friend Beneficial detrvores.
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Mine looked like the top one. Is it good or bad?
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Fishtender the bottom pic is the Asterina spp star, some are harmless but some eat coral polyps, so you gotta watch them, they also reproduce very quickly and can be at plague proprtions very quickly.

brndfrb, The top pic are minibrittle stars...and they are the beneficial detrivores
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thanks so i should keep it in my tank? It is very very very tiny.
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