We find these colorful starfish on grass flats in the Keys. The
largest one we've seen measured about 8" from tip of leg to
tip of leg. They are reef safe and remain pretty active. They add
color and character to any marine aquarium. We have determined them to be reef safe based on their natural habitat. These stars are not found in areas containing corals or polyps of any kind. These stars are collected on sandy/rocky grass flats. They are likely detrivores. The ones we have right now are about 4" across.
These starfish are very hardy and extremely easy to care for. Their
natural food is small clams(which we also carry). They will eat prepared
foods(frozen,flake,etc.). These guys may even be a good food source
for Clown Harlequin Shrimp. It makes a welcome addition to a refugium
as an effective scavenger. They range from dime size up to golf ball
size. They have been observed to be reef safe and very attractive.
We are out of these stars til we
find a new location to collect them from.
Most likely the hardiest and most useful of all sea stars. These
Serpent Stars are outstanding scavengers. They are very reef safe
and easy to care for. Expect them to live for years. They are a
scavenger that feeds on fish feces, dead organisms, and uneaten
We have the atlantic cucs. They're not the most attractive, but they
are the safest and very effective cleaners. We have large ones and
very small ones in stock right now. Please specify if you prefer lg.
Rock Boring Urchins
These little urchins are wonderful algae eaters. They are also a
great live treat for many Triggers. These urchins may not be recommended
for acrylic tanks or if you have coraline algae growth. They have
very strong mouth parts and may scratch acrylic tanks and they will
eat coraline algae as well.
These little guys are very good detritous feeders. They will hide
in crevaces in rocks or bury slightly beneath the sand by day, and
venture out by night to forage. They have been known to reproduce
easily in aquariums. They will definatey eat stuff where nothing else
can get to. Another GREAT price from FloridaPets!
Out Of Stock!
Sm Red Stars
Another Great find. These Stars were hand picked from a local wholesaler. These are of the Fromia or Neoferdina sp. and considered reef safe. They should be kept in tanks with live rock from which they can graze algae and microorganisms. We have only the three pictured available at this time.