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Old 03-31-2010, 09:42 PM   #1
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starfish munching coral

what i originally thought was a nice glass hovering astaria star turned out to be a coral muncher. Came home from work and found him up on a closed leather cabbage. Well may he rest in peace
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Old 03-31-2010, 10:02 PM   #2
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My leather on the right, i dont think hes happy
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Old 04-01-2010, 11:19 AM   #3
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Asterina stars are very opportunistic so I prefer to keep them out of a tank if possible.
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Old 04-03-2010, 07:04 PM   #4
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Well its been a while and that Same leather looks the same as the pic above and has not opened, could it be dying?
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I have hundreds of the asternias and they have not ever bothered my corals. I`ve heard the brown ones do but not the white one. Just my experience.
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Old 04-03-2010, 07:28 PM   #6
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well i found him on the bottom of the leather a few days back so he was a bad one , the leather hasnt opened since and im afraid is bleaching. How can i remove this? just rip it off the rock and throw it away? if it comes to this
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Your leather looks like it is shedding. Leathers do this to remove detitus from itself. It can take several days to do that.
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What TC said. I have many cabbage leather corals in my tank also. I`m pretty sure TC is right.
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