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Elegant Seastar - Fromia Starfish
Fromia Monilis
 
 
 
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Tank Stats
Size: 2 inches
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Peaceful
Reef Safe: Monitor
Diet: sponge, epiphytic matter and bacterial slime
Origin: Bali
Acclimation Time: 3+ hours
Coral Safe: monitor around corals
Invertebrate Safe: Monitor
Minimum Tank Size: 10 gallon
  
  

The Elegant Seastar is commonly refereed to as the Necklace Starfish, Tiled Starfish, Sea Star. The Elegant Seastar requires slow drip acclimation period in order to adjust in a new environment. The Elegant Seastar requires 1.025 ppm salinity. The Elegant Seastar is consider one of the hardiest starfish, and is quite sensitive to changes in pH, temperature, and salinity changes. The Elegant Seastar stays relatively small and is better suited for smaller aquariums. Being peaceful in nature the Elegant Seastar makes a good choice for a community fish tank. The Elegant Seastar doesn?t bother any sessile invertebrates or corals and considered to be a good species for reef tank. The Elegant Seastar grows up to 5 inches and need to be kept in a tank not less than 30 gallons. The Elegant Seastar requires a tank with plenty of hiding places to hide; and live rocks that encourages the growth of algae on which it can feed in between the meals. The Elegant Seastar mainly feeds on the microorganisms and film algae that is invisible to the naked eye. With its captivating appearance, the Elegant Seastar makes a great species in any tank or home aquarium.

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