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Old 12-28-2013, 01:37 PM   #1
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Hey guys. I got him last week tile starfish. He's started to get these weird white bubble protrusions on his legs. Is there something I can do?

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Old 12-28-2013, 02:30 PM   #2
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Nice tank, sadly when this happened to my stars, they slowly perished into nothing. He may cut the leg off to try and save himself, but that takes a lot of energy. Hope for the best, but I don't believe you can do anything.
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That usually happens when they are exposed to air. Even for a second.
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Old 12-28-2013, 03:19 PM   #4
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So am I SOL?
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If that is what what happened there is no hope.
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Old 12-28-2013, 07:43 PM   #6
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I heard the starfish air exposure rule is a myth??
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Old 12-28-2013, 09:57 PM   #7
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Fromia and linckias are super tough to keep long term. How long did you have him? He coulda been going downhill before you bought him. I doubt he will recover. IMO they're not an organism that should be sold for aquariums due to very limited long term survival stories
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Only had him for a week
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