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Old 11/15/2007, 06:30 AM   #1
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Free Sand Sifting Starfish - Coral Springs

It's too big for my tank. Had him about a week. Ordered from swf.com, so I can't just take him back.

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Old 11/15/2007, 06:44 AM   #2
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ss star

I'll take him. I'm in Coral Springs. How big is it?


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Old 11/15/2007, 08:21 AM   #3
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these guys will starve in all but the largest of tanks. Hope you have a real big tank.


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Old 11/15/2007, 02:30 PM   #4
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I would be interested if osu86 fall through...but why would they starve in small tanks. Thought they eat leftover...just wanna make sure before I get one so I don't kill it.

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Old 11/15/2007, 03:22 PM   #5
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im pretty sure they eat leftovers as well.. mines in a 30 gal and i dont have a fuge and he's doing just fine. i read somewhere that they will except small peices of fish too, as well as pick up pellets off the ground


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Old 11/15/2007, 04:01 PM   #6
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I have one in a 75g and it does very good. If the sand sifting star leaves the sand and goes onto the glass then it's looking for more food which the tank cannot provide.

I used to have one in an 18g and within a week it was on the glass searching for more food. I brought him back to the LFS.

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Old 11/15/2007, 05:02 PM   #7
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I had one, but he lived only a year He never climbed on the glass though, so I guess he always had enough food.


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Old 11/15/2007, 05:37 PM   #8
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mine crawled up on the glass once following a trail of pods that were in the corner of the tank. i see alot of pods in the corners of my tank and on the floor as well. if i ever stop seeing alot of pods i will add a fuge or give him away


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