Starfish

Sand Shifting Sea Star (Astropecten polycanthus) Care Level:  Easy Temperament:  Peaceful  Reef Safe: Yes Max Size: 1′ Colouring: Tan Diet: Omnivore Origins: Fiji, Solomon Islands Family: Astropectinidae Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.023-1.025 / 72-78° F  The majority of the species in these groups are relatively small, however due to their intolerance of poor

Chocolate Chip Sea Star (Protoreaster nodos) Care Level: Easy  Temperament:  Peaceful Reef Safe: No Max Size: 1′ 3″ Colouring: Tan, Brown Diet: Carnivore Origins: Indonesia, Solomon Islands Family: Oreasteridae Supplements: Trace Elements Minimum Tank Size: 30 Gallons / 120 Litres Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.023-1.025 / 72-78° F  The majority of the

Knobby Brittle Sea Star (Ophiomastix annulosa) Care Level:  Moderate  Temperament:  Semi-aggressive  Reef Safe: Yes Max Size: 10″ Colouring:  Red, Black Diet: Carnivore Origins: Indonesia Supplements: Trace Elements Family: Ophiotrichidae Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.023-1.025 / 72-78° F    The majority of the species in these groups are relatively small, however due to their intolerance

Orange and Purple Sea Star (Astropecten sp.) Care Level: Expert Only – Moderate Temperament:  Peaceful Reef Safe: Yes Max Size: 12″ Colouring: Pink, Blue Diet: Omnivore Supplements: Trace Elements, Iodine Family: Astropectinidae Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.023-1.025 / 72-78° F  The majority of the species in these groups are relatively small, however

Red Serpent Sea Star (Ophiomyxa australis) Care Level: Easy Temperament: Peaceful Reef Safe: Yes Max Size: 1′ 2″ Colouring: Red Diet: Carnivore Origins: Tonga, Fiji Supplements: Trace Elements Family: Ophiodermatidae Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.023-1.025 / 72-78° F    The majority of the species in these groups are relatively small, however due to

Tiger Striped Serpent Sea Star (Ophiolepsis superba) Care Level: Easy Temperament:  Peaceful Reef Safe: Yes Max Size: 1′ 2″ Colouring: Tan, Red Diet: Carnivore Origins:  Caribbean, Eastern Asia, Fiji Supplements: Trace Elements Family: Ophiuridae Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.023-1.025 / 72-78° F    The majority of the species in these groups are relatively small,

Banded Brittle Sea Star (Ophiocoma scolopendrina) Care Level: Easy Temperament:  Semi-aggressive Reef Safe: Yes Max Size: 1′ Colouring: Yellow, Tan Diet: Omnivore Origins: Micronesia Supplements: Trace Elements Family: Ophiocomidae Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.023-1.025 / 72-78° F    The majority of the species in these groups are relatively small, however due to their

Fancy Banded Serpent Sea Star (Ophiocoma sp.) Care Level: Easy Temperament:  Peaceful Reef Safe: Yes Max Size: 8″ Colouring: Yellow, Tan Diet: Omnivore Origins: Indonesia, Caribbean Supplements: Trace Elements Family: Ophiuridae Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.023-1.025 / 72-78° F    The majority of the species in these groups are relatively small, however due to

Red Brittle Sea Star (Ophiocoma sp.) Care Level:  Moderate  Temperament:  Semi-aggressive  Reef Safe: Yes Max Size: 10″ Colouring: White, Red Diet: Omnivore Origins: Caribbean Supplements: Trace Elements Family: Ophiodermatidae Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.023-1.025 / 72-78° F  The majority of the species in these groups are relatively small, however due to their

Yellow Brittle Sea Star (Ophiarachna sp.) Care Level:  Moderate  Temperament:  Semi-aggressive  Reef Safe: Yes Max Size: 10″ Colouring: Yellow, Green Diet: Omnivore Origins: Tonga, Fiji Family: Ophiotrichidae Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.023-1.025 / 72-78° F  The majority of the species in these groups are relatively small, however due to their intolerance of poor