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AWSskater 02-03-2008 11:08 PM

Longspine urchin and serpent stars?
 
Can I keep a longspine urchin with serpent stars? I know that most starfish eat urchins, but I don't know about serpent stars. Will they be ok together?

fish_4_all 02-05-2008 02:17 PM

The only informations I could find didn't say they would eat them but didn't say they wouldn't. The sources said that the serpent star is a good cleaner and will eat waste and uneaten food and should also be fed a carnivores diet of meat, fish, shrimp and other stuff.

I wish I could be more help but at least I couldn't find anything that said they will go after an urchin.

AWSskater 02-05-2008 03:15 PM

Yeah, that's all I could find about them too :? this is pretty confusing!

gymnothorax 02-05-2008 05:31 PM

yes, longspine urchins and serpents will mix fine : )

AWSskater 02-05-2008 05:34 PM

Awesome, thats a relief


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