Starfish info needed

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Hi all,

My starfish has something white at the bottom in the middle. if you can see, can you maybe help and explain what it is?
it look looks like little eggs, if I can explain it like that.

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Hi Paul - this is a black-tipped red fromia. They eat detritus - AND A LOT OF IT.... and sometimes dead or dying fish.....
What you see here, is the star-fish extending it's stomach to feed.....

That's the way ALL star-fish feed..... extend their stomach outwards, and then enclose the "food" like that - excretes juices that "devours" the food.....
 

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