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Old 10-16-2015, 05:41 PM   #1
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ID:	279277so I have about a dozen of these little white starfish. Is there something that will eat these or do I have to go in and pull them out. They seem little they multiply pretty good just want to keep them under control. Thanks for any advice.

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Old 10-16-2015, 05:42 PM   #2
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Asterina stars probably.


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There is a creature that will eat them...all of them...but then it will starve. If you want rid if them, siphon them out during water changes. They won't hurt anything and many would love to have them in their system.


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Harlequin shrimp eat starfish exclusively. Maybe a lfs will let you loan one haha


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Nothing wrong with the grey Asterina Stars, they won't hurt anything.
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Thanks for the help.

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Old 10-16-2015, 11:50 PM   #7
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They can multiply very quickly however so be sure to watch their numbers


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Old 10-17-2015, 07:36 AM   #8
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I have them in my tank a good part of the clean up crew in my opinion however if you had the Zoa eating type I would advise a harlequin if you had loads but you would have to soon move them on as they soon decimate a large population.

Either as said vac them out or leave them be.
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I have hundreds. They do a good job of eating algae off the glass. Nothing wrong with them.
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They are a sign of good reef water. Easy to remove if you get too many.


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