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Old 02/20/2006, 04:52 PM   #1
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Starfish and egg's ? Please respond

I have a medium size brittle like starfish, like a micro star but larger, with long skinny legs who just crawled out of the rocks, with all lights on, and fell to th bottom of my tank. When it landed upside down, it release a huge amount of small ball like larvae. Is this eggs? It filled my 135 gallon tank with what looks like a thousand small particles. If anyone has information please respond.


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Old 02/20/2006, 05:21 PM   #2
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Sounds like either eggs or sperm to me.


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Old 02/20/2006, 05:23 PM   #3
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Is this common?


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Old 02/20/2006, 08:51 PM   #4
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It happens fairly often which is sometimes good and sometimes bad.

Spawning seem to happen in good and bad conditions. In good conditions it's just a natural part of the life cycle.

In bad conditions the animals spawn because they are stressed and are attempting to insure that the species continues.


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