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Old 12-07-2014, 08:53 PM   #1
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Starfish problem?

I have a 90g mixed reef with literally many many hundreds of these starfish.

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Old 12-07-2014, 09:08 PM   #2
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i actually dont think a harlequin will eat those but those are very beneficial, could probably sell them.
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+1, they aren't those invasive asterina starfish. They look like brittle stars.


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definitely brittles, i would pay for one! haha you should post on craigslist and offer them to LFS for credit or frags!
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yup, brittle stars. they are pretty good little scavengers and generally not a nuisance.


I stopped trying to count how many live in the main coral rock in my tank, each feeding dozens upon dozens of tiny arms start to stick out and wave around trying to grab a tasty morsel.
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