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  1. MouseMan

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    Hi guys help needed once again
    I found a star looking thing on my glass today. Seems to be black on the top and white at the bottom

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  3. Dexter

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    Cant see nicely from picture.... but i had similar one in my tank that ate away on my gsp. Mine was purple'ish though
     
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    MouseMan

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    It could be purple. I take it as get rid of it
     
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    Asterina Starfish - generally good critters that form part of the clean up crew. Some say there is a certain type that eats zoa's.
     
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    They eat the micro algae on the glass, I have had no issues with them over the years
     
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    MouseMan

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    Thanks guys. Gonna sump him
     
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    Take a pic of the top of him out the tank
     
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    I'll try
     
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    Not so sure this is a asterina star looks more like a cushion star
     
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    Looks like this bru?

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    Have to agree with @Clowning, looks alot like a cushion star
     
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    +1 for cushion
     
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    If its cushion star

    Is it good to have?
     
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    Yes
     
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    It looks allot like that but much smaller
     
  17. JonGoetsch

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    If it's local cushion if not Asterina Starfish my guess
     

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