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Old 11-13-2013, 12:26 PM   #1
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What are these white stars in my tank good or bad
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Old 11-13-2013, 12:38 PM   #2
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aterina stars, they aren't a problem. if you ever see them on your coral, then its time for them to go. they can overpopulate your tank, if you are over feeding or there is lots of algae/coraline algae for them to feed on.
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I'm having a break out of them too. Only about 5% of them are coral eating varieties. A black banded harlequin shrimp will eat them and unlike the regular harlequin, it won't starve once they are gone. But they are easy to scrape off the glass and net.
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I've never had any issues with them. They have been in the tank fot 15+ yrs.
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Old 11-13-2013, 04:12 PM   #5
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I've never had any issues with them. They have been in the tank fot 15+ yrs.
i haven't had any issues with them either. I do check to see they aren't on the corals.
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