Smallest Brittle Star

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  1. *Philip*

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    So I finally moved everything to my new tank, but left 3 rocks behind, because I know there are crabs in there. So in an effort to get the crabs out, I suspended the rocks above ice cream tubs with some food. To my surprise, I caught one crab and this little guy. The coolest hitch-hiker anyone could find. All and All, he is as big as a R2 coin and his body is about 3mm diameter. Any ideas on what type this is? The white spots on his body is some sand.




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    You have tons more, u just dont know about them trust me ;)
     
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    I once found an arm of one of these okes, was about 10cm long and wiggling .. yet I have never seen such a big one, one saw a very small baby one
     
  5. KeeganP

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    Lol they cool guys to hold and watch..

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    You found him!! Now break his legs coz he hasnt been paying his rent :p
     
  7. KeeganP

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    :lol::lol: These are cool guys man. :whistling: I pay them to stay..
     
  8. *Philip*

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    Thanx for the responses guys.

    Yeah, they are very cool. I have a nice big one and they ARE cool to hold. Feels funny. hehe
     
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    If you plan to get rid of them pls let me know :whistling:

    Would love to get some, they are the best CUC and interesting to watch.

    Any donations would be appreciated.
     
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    Come to durbs and get for free :whistling:
     
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    I am there this weekend, may just take you up on it.

    Would be interesting to see what airport security have to say about them in (under 100ml) bottle of sea water.
     
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    hmm low tide isn't all that good this weekend, But we can go see if the weather is kind to us. :)
     
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