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Old 03-18-2009, 06:19 PM   #1
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maybe brittlestar?

i had a hitchhiker, i flipped over a rock today during a water change and happened to see a starfish, size close to a silver dollar, very skinny arms, do you think it could be a brittle star, and are they good to have in a reef aquarium, i have zoas and mushrooms although im sure they are detrivores and algal grazers like most others, i couldnt get a pic because he crawled into a crevice after a few seconds and i wanted to get a look before id probably never see it again
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Here's a shot with a brittle and serpent star's legs. Brittle is prickly, serpent smooth.
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Old 03-19-2009, 08:56 AM   #3
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With out pics it is only hazzarding a guess ..
It could be bristle worms .
Here is a pic of a mini brittle star to compair to
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i have bristleworms and thats what i thought it was at first but it was def a seastar of some kind had the body w/ legs, and it is definately a brittle star because it had the hairy looking arms like a bristleworm, thanks for the help austinsdad and sadie
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