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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hey TRT. My sand sifting star has been in my tank for 2-3 months now and I've recently noticed it losing legs. Half of one 3 nights ago, the 2nd half 2 nights ago, and a 2nd last night. My question is what should I do with him? I'd give him to the lfs but I'm sure they won't want a 3 legged sand...
  2. La Crosse Area Reef Keepers (LARK)
    I found this guy yesterday. I cant really see anymore unless I tear up part of my dendro. I was thinking it is a banded bristle starfish. What do you think? http://www.thereeftank.com/gallery/showimage.php?i=24968&c=510
  3. General Reef Discussion
    This seems to me like such a silly question, but I'm going to ask it anyway! Do hermit crabs shed like shrimp? and if not, does the fact that I see a poor little set of blue legs from one of our hermit crabs mean he got stuck or something and lost his legs (and if so, do they grow back!)...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Okay, so i've have a Calico crab for at least 2 or 3 months that i found under a bridge. He seems to be a pretty "get along" crab.. but the problem is he keeps losing legs. Everytime he molts he gets them back (yeah i know thats supposed to happen) and this has been going on for a while now. At...
  5. Non Coral Dominated Systems
    I have a 35 gal saltwater setup for the kids - we populate it with things we catch on the beach/tide pools on Cape Cod, MA - minnows, hermit crabs, shrimp, and starfish. After a quick google search, I think the star fish are sugar star fish? This winter has been tough, as we have no way to...
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