Feather Starfish (Crinoid) problems

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  1. Jaco Schoeman

    Jaco Schoeman MASA Contributor

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    Hi guys...

    Can anyone give me some assistance with my Crinoid (feather starfish)?

    When I got it from the LFS, it abviously broke off some feathers due to transporting. Then, as I have researched, they started growing back quite fast. Now however, I see more and more pieces coming off, even the new ones.

    The starfish moved once from the spot it placed it on initially, and it reamains in that same spot ever since. I feed it every second day with Cyclop-Eeze, brine and rottifier, mixed in phyto and zooplankton.

    What could be causing to keep on breaking? And how do I get it to regro again?
     
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  3. viper357

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    Just to correct you on one thing, it's not a feather starfish, it's a feather star, you had me well confused with your other thread. :p

    I can't help unfortunately, apart from the fact that these are notorious for dying in our tanks. Good luck, I hope your feeding regime works.
     
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  5. Jaco Schoeman

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    Great info thanks Dane!!! Thank you for the correction there Viper.;)
     
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