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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all im new to saltwater tanks so heres the deal i got a serpent star and a sand sifting star yesterday i aclimated them. today the serpent looks pinkish andlimp. i thought for sure he was dead so i went to pick him up and he droped a leg. dont they only drop legs while still alive for protection?
  2. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    So while I think these guys are super cool looking, they have been taking out some prized possessions in my 600g reef tank. So far I am sure they have been devouring every peppermint shrimp I drop in, as well as a few different fish. Most devastating was them killing my giant clam and possibly...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Today I noticed tiny little stars on my glass, theres only about 20 of them total but they look like a tiny serpent star no bigger than 1 mm. My glass has algae all over it and I havent had time to get an algae scrubber or magfloat but if it helps that they probably eat algae then there ya go...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I have been trying to catch a crab using the water bottle trap. All I have caught are hermits, and my orange serpent starfish. When I took the starfish out, he just went limp. I laid him down on the substrate and my peppermint stated to pick at him. So I put him in the sump for now. Any ideas...
  5. Reef Fish
    So today caught a glimps of mine today man did he get big in the short time I have had it
  6. General Reef Discussion
    I've had a cleaner shrimp in my tank and added a red serpent seastar and an arrow crab to my tank the other day. The next day the cleaner shrimp was dead. At first I thought it was the serpent because the shrimp was tangled with the serpent and the arrow crab was also eating the shrimp. I was...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Had one of each come in with my clean up crew tonight. Live aquaria lists them under the cleanup crew section but recommends a suppliment of chopped meat. What does everyone feed them here? I'm assuming its by hand-feeding, which the guy at the LFS was doing. Any other tips for these guys?
  8. Reef Fish
    i belive its a serpent pie fish but im not sure cause when i search the net it doesnt pull anything up i was just wanting to know more about it if any one knows i will try to take a pic of him if it helps
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