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InsaneIchthyology 04-09-2012 08:21 PM

What is this creature?
 
I've been wondering for awhile what this creature is. There are several of them attached to the walls and liverock in my saltwater tank and I have no idea what they are. They aren't causing any trouble, I'm just curious.http://fc04.deviantart.net/fs70/i/20...es-d4vqm6i.jpg

Reefing Madness 04-09-2012 09:31 PM

Asterina Starfish
GARF predatory starfish 11/25/01

Tazman 04-09-2012 09:31 PM

Looks like a baby star fish to me.

onefish2fish 04-09-2012 10:18 PM

its an asterina.

InsaneIchthyology 04-10-2012 08:56 AM

Will it get any bigger? all the ones that are currently in my tank are rather small

Reefing Madness 04-10-2012 09:39 AM

No, will not get any bigger.

Logansbloodyclaw 04-11-2012 04:05 PM

are know to eat corals.

remove or get harlquin shrimp..onlt if you not got other starfish, or not want any

InsaneIchthyology 04-11-2012 04:31 PM

75 gal so 1 or more shrimp?


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