Marble starfish opening oyster

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  1. lanzo

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    hey warr i think you'll dig this.

    I had some trouble feeding my CBB, i wanted to get a closed mussel and drill a small hole in it, but i didn't get a closed museel so i git a oyster(closed).

    i made a hole, and placed it in my tank.
    after a few seconds my marbel starfish opened the shell, it made a moerse "klap" noise so i went and have a look and so that he opend the shell.

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  3. lanzo

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    pic's is bad, took it with my phone.( this was last week monday)
    don't coment on my cyano, i know it looks bad.
     
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    Cool that you could have seen something like this! Nice!
     
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    Cool, thanks for sharing Lanzo. Very interesting :thumbup:
     
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    Cool stuff Lanzo.thanks for the pics
     
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    Wow that is wicked.
     
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    well it is for the oyster, cool pic though, not something you see very often.
     
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    Awesome, thanks for sharing.
     
  12. lanzo

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    cool guys.

    The funny thing were ,that when the marbel star opened the oyster, the tomato clown ripped the meat out and fed it to the nennie.
    That poor star thought he scored big time.
     
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    Think about this, how "reefsafe" is this starfish with any type of clam?
     
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    Cool man. Shot for sharing, although you need a better camera :p

    Don't worry my cyano is worse...
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    I can never remember what is the direct cause of cyno?
     
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    nutrients :p I normally get a cyano outbreak when I feed too much frozen food, loose a fish or a coral. I should really setup a rescue tank and not use the main display tank as a hospital/rescue tank.
     
  17. lanzo

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    dude mine looked the same a few weeks back,but mine is getting better now.
    cyano is very tough to fight.
     
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    yip, i'm thinking the same thing.
    i don't hope so, i don't have a clam....yet;)
     
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    Rory! What are you HIDING from us? You have new tank already???? HHHHhhhhhmmmm? ;-)
     
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    hehe yip with cyano:p
     
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    hmmm. I like the idea of adding a closed muscle or clam or oyster.. I', gonna try it and see if my stars do the same thing.. no doubt my clown will follow suite but cool idea !
     
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