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Old 04-13-2013, 12:07 AM   #1
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Blue starfish with white goop injury

I will post a pic as soon as i am at home, but a star fish I purchased 48 hours ago has a pea sized amount of white ooze from one leg.

He was put in too little water at petco and may have been exposed to air on that one leg. He has settled and moved about an inch on my sandbed.

Any ideas?
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Old 04-13-2013, 08:55 AM   #2
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When you say "goop", do you mean a white liquid or the white stringy insides of the star? Blue linkia stars are difficult to keep in aquariums and die more often than not.
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Agree with beengirl in this one. Once they start to melt its impossible to stop they just disentigrate into nothing. I will never try another starfish again.
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Agree with beengirl in this one. Once they start to melt its impossible to stop they just disentigrate into nothing. I will never try another starfish again.
Me either. I tried 1 blue linkia a little while ago. Lasted about a month or so. Never again.
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