Smallest Starfish!!!

Discussion in 'Invertebrates' started by Jaco Schoeman, 14 Oct 2009.

  1. Jaco Schoeman

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    Hi guys, I was just browsing my dry new substrate to examine the particle size and poriosity (if there is such a word :p)

    Anyway, came across this little fella... Sorry couldn't get a better photo, but the camera already was set on Super Macro.

    Amazing tothink how small these things are really!!!

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    Nice one. They smaller than my micro brittles. Very cool Jaco!
     
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    This really is VERY small guys. Take a match, and imagine a starfish one third of the match head - it REALLY is so small. I am actually considering sending it to meuseum or something. Not that is a strange phenomenon, but just to show people how extremely small starfish are when juvy... :)
     
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    Yup the little guys are very destructive to corals. especially euphyllia and brains. In some cases they take over your tank like aptasier. FMHO the little green ones are the worst. Keep a close Eye on the blighter, You might regret some day.
     
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