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Old 12-11-2012, 10:00 AM   #61
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Found this guy hitching a ride on my hermit crab. Is he a safe one to have? He just hangs out on the glass most of the time.
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You mean the asterina star? They are generally considered harmless. Film algae eaters. There are loose and largely unsubstantiated reports of certain varieties (mostly the darker blue ones) munching on soft corals, but to the best of my knowledge, this has never been proven.
Some people do not like them simply because they breed like crazy. I tend to leave them alone because I've never seen them hurt anything.
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:18 AM   #63
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Addendum. In the first few days of cycling, I witnessed a very slow battle between a large asterina and a small stomatella snail. It was like a slow motion death match. Very amusing hour.
It was a stalemate, for the record. Lol
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Old 12-12-2012, 01:49 AM   #64
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I bought an alveopora today. Now I have been reading many conflicting reports about these guys. Low flow, high flow, hard to care for, not hard to care for. Anyone with experience have some suggestions? The internet is everywhere on this one.



Will it eat cyclopeeze?
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Old 12-12-2012, 09:55 PM   #65
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Looks like I will be starting a new thread soon. My buddy offered me his 72g bow front predrilled with wet dry sump for free. It has a cracked frame so I have to order a new frame and replace it. Also going to paint the stand a dark brown instead of the current oak color.
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Old 12-22-2012, 12:44 AM   #66
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Panicked! I thought it was dying.


Wish I healed that fast. That was so cool to watch!!!
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Old 01-01-2013, 04:40 PM   #67
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Plans changed. I am gonna fix the 72 and sell it since I am getting a 120 drilled with sump, stand, hood and skimmer for free!
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Why you lucky... baster. Lol
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