|naail ||09-02-2009 07:58 PM |
Sand sifting star curling?
Hey guys, I read all your posts... I hope you guys can help me. got a sand sifting star 2 days ago. I got home today and noticed his limbs were curling at the tips and his body was raised off of the sand?
do you guys know why he is doing that?
|lilalancarey ||09-03-2009 01:40 AM |
how deep is your sand bed and how long has the tank been established for, how big is your tank and how big is the starfish?
only thing i can think of is that there is not a big enough food supply.
|racingtiger03 ||09-03-2009 08:53 PM |
do you mean just barely curled up at the tips? Mine does that anytime it moves, I think it keeps the tips up so it can feel a ledge or rock as it gets closer to know the angle. Other than that he is almost always in the sand.
|naail ||09-08-2009 10:16 PM |
i have a 72g bow. its a few months old and he stays on top of the sand and rarely moves.
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