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    asterina starfish

    i used to think these starfish were harmless. i then noticed that these guys wiped out 2 colonies of zoos and a conony of gsp. i since have started trying to remove them with twizers, i have pulled out about 100 a day over the last week and still have hundreds if not thousands to go. they multiply so quickly i fear i will never beable to rid my tank.

    anyone know of a way i can get rid of them easier. i heard a harliquin(please forgive the spelling) shrimp may eat them.

    also, has anyone seen one of these shrimps for sale any where in the montreal area. i have not seen one in any store for years.

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    What do they look like?
    If my wife asks, it was only $20.

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    220 Gal Mostly SPS Reef, 66 gal sump with refuge, 33 gal refugium, Gen-X Mak-5 Return, 3 x IceCap 250 MH, 2 x 110 VHO, Deltec APF600 Skimmer and a Deltec AP-600, Geo 6-18 Calcium Reactor, 2 x Tunze Stream 6100, Profilux Plus II EX Controller.

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    very little white/brown starfish

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    Pm Ivan. The last time i was there he had one. They are pretty cool and yes they do eat the star fish. In fact, that is all they eat is star fish. I witnessed it at Ivans. Sounds like you have the perfect setup for them. Good luck!

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    Senior Member Bram's Avatar
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    i've seen those little stafish,
    i thought they were harmless too i always wanted some in my tank.
    i like to see all the little details
    Who says Dogs are the only creature that's happy to see you?

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    a guy was selling them on ebay for a 1.00 each

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    man thats funny, i could be making a killing.

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