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Old 01-09-2014, 02:03 PM   #1
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What happened to my starfish!?

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I woke up to find him melted! My nitrates are good, salinity good, and temp is good. Any help or info would be great. Thanks!
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How long have you had it? In many cases when they are improperly collected they are doomed, it just takes a few weeks for them to finally die.
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I just got it last week.
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Starfish are very sensitive. many of them die if their mouth comes in contact with air. This takes a couple weeks though. Sounds like your problem.
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I had no idea. Sad thing is that I may have had him exposed to air for a few seconds when acclimating him to my water.
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Thats all it takes. They can not have any contact with air.
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