how to get star fish out of Live rock

Discussion in 'Invertebrates' started by ziyaadb, 26 Apr 2010.

  1. ziyaadb

    ziyaadb

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    Hi all

    I want to break down the tank and place all my LR in a bucket as i want to clean the tank so that i can put it up for sale. Issue i currently have is that i have a long legged star fish in 1 big piece of LR. he NEVER comes out. all that can be seen is 2 legs protruding out the left and 3 out the right. i would estimate each leg to be about 12 - 15cm long. any ideas of how i can get him out so that i can pass him on?
     
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    I had a similiar issue yesterday with a brittlestar living in my hammer coral ridges,had to remove him due to him disturbing the growth.
    I simply just picked up the rock with coral on and placed it infront of my strongest powerhead,brittlestar eventually moved out after 2-3mins of strong current.

    coral fine now
     
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    Ha ha sell the LR - ad must say with a "free" gift - are u going bigger bud what size for sale now?
     
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    thats a BIG piece of LR about 6- 8kg easy plus HIGHLY porous wont get my price so dont intend selling it lol

    yes im sure u saw my thread "coming soon 2" theres my next tank.

    will be selling current tank. its an IDOL MARINE RIMLESS tank 100*60*60
     
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