Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater Reef Aquaria
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 08-05-2011, 07:23 PM   #11
Aquarium Advice FINatic
 
nxb161's Avatar


 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: PA
Posts: 737
Quote:
Originally Posted by MrPeon99 View Post
Deepseadan, sounds more like you're talking about a green brittle starfish, which is/can be an active predator. And are very good at catching fish. I have a brittle starfish that is over 12" from tip to tip and it doesn't mess or try to catch anything in my tank.
I agree, I have a LARGE one with some small fish, and he never tries to go after them, snails, crabs, or shrimp.
__________________

__________________
~Nick
nxb161 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2011, 07:42 PM   #12
Aquarium Advice Activist
 
deepseadan's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: So cal
Posts: 166
Quote:
Originally Posted by MrPeon99
Deepseadan, sounds more like you're talking about a green brittle starfish, which is/can be an active predator. And are very good at catching fish. I have a brittle starfish that is over 12" from tip to tip and it doesn't mess or try to catch anything in my tank.
Yeah I get confused with names, what I had was a Ophiarachnid not a ophiocoma.
__________________

__________________
deepseadan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-07-2011, 12:12 PM   #13
Aquarium Advice Freak
 
Chris-Nicol's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Scotland
Posts: 286
Yeah these things are quite small! I'll try and upload some pics when I get a good one
__________________
Chris-Nicol is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-08-2011, 12:53 PM   #14
Aquarium Advice Freak
 
Chris-Nicol's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Scotland
Posts: 286
Here are the pics you can see their legs
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	image-2187886271.jpg
Views:	97
Size:	62.2 KB
ID:	46793   Click image for larger version

Name:	image-553471769.jpg
Views:	106
Size:	64.1 KB
ID:	46794  

Click image for larger version

Name:	image-81489543.jpg
Views:	101
Size:	65.0 KB
ID:	46795  
__________________
Chris-Nicol is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-08-2011, 04:02 PM   #15
Aquarium Advice Activist
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Anchorage, Alaska
Posts: 106
Yep those are harmless and will stay small
__________________
MrPeon99 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-08-2011, 04:05 PM   #16
Aquarium Advice Freak
 
Chris-Nicol's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Scotland
Posts: 286
Quote:
Originally Posted by MrPeon99
Yep those are harmless and will stay small
Cool! I also got aphasia as a hitchhiker on that rock which I will have to take care of! Hope it goes well!
__________________

__________________
Chris-Nicol is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
starfish

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Coolest starfish ever hiltymj Saltwater & Reef - Identification 13 07-24-2011 03:57 AM
Fighting Starfish? DebbieMc Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 2 07-21-2011 03:58 AM
Tiny Starfish rancidpetals Saltwater & Reef - Sick Fish or Coral 5 07-11-2011 02:35 PM
Exposing CC Starfish to air JoeyPB Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 4 07-10-2011 09:27 PM
Starfish eldo1998 Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 4 07-05-2011 12:55 AM







» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:20 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.