Seastar

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Advice' started by Sparky, 30 Apr 2008.

  1. Sparky

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    Is it normal for a seastar to sit with one leg outside of the water? Doesn't seem to matter where I move it, eventually it ends up at the top of the tank with one leg outside the water.
     
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    Definately nothing wrong with it. What it actually does is "skim" the surface for food particles drifting on top....
     
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    Oh ok, that makes sense. I thought it was trying to get out, but as I said, always stops at one leg. Just makes it difficult now that I need to do a water change. Don't like picking it up and moving it all the time.
     
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    Nah, you can move it, just not a nice feel to something hard and wet:whistling:
     
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    Sigh... something went nuts on the little dude last night. Found him in a couple pieces this morning.
     
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    probably got sucked in a powerhead,same happened to mines,pulled it out and he lost a few of his legs but now recovering
     
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    Sorry to hear it, is the head ok? it should recover if it's only damage to the legs.
     
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    No, it actually looks like something attacked it. Bite marks all over. I'm betting on the Tomato Clown. Mine is hectically aggressive.
     
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    man thats sad to hear:( hope he recovers.

    i have two both a brillaint fellas to watch:)
     
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