black star fish

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  1. denrzn

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    hi guys

    please help with this star fish, took notice of it the other day,

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    Looks like the local ones we get at the coast...
    Cant remember the name, will look it up if no one else gets it.
     
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    is it k to leave in the tank or will he be harmfull to the tank
     
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    Looks like a cushion star, They are good grazers. Seldom gets bigger than R5 coin
     
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    Yip, they reef safe & actually a nice part of a cleanup crew...

    I actually have a bunch of them myself in all my tanks.
    I got my original ones on some liverock i bought from another reefer & they multiplied to about a hundred in 3 years.

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    Do they look like these?
     
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    Yes, identical

    Thx guys
     
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    I used th feed those to my harlequin shrimp
     
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