Hitch hiker on my lr

Discussion in 'Invertebrates' started by Kavir, 19 Mar 2009.

  1. Kavir

    Kavir

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    Hi guys,
    This afternoon a customer of mind donated a piece of LR, and a few minutes ago i noticed a 3legged starfish. It's abt the size of a R2.00 coin, it has 3hairy legs and the middle area is kinda triangle. I tried to get pics but it's a mission, as soon as i get a good shot i'l post it.

    So my question is,wot is he and should i be worried abt this chap, im usin a FOWLR for now in a few months i'l start wit some corals.
     
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  3. Tony

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    Sound like asterina to me. Harmless detritivores
     
  4. Kavir

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    Harmless is good. Then i noticed there's another 1, this 1 is white and has 5 or 6 legs and the size slightly smaller then a 10c coin. The 1st 1 was a brownish black color
     
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    micro bristle star, i have plenty of those
     
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