The Star

Today a Red Starfish (Fromia Milleporella) was added to the system. Extra care was taken to ensure the star adapted to the water conditions accordingly. The drip method was used again for the starfish however the process was spanned over 2 hours to ensure a seamless transition.

Once the star was ready to be added it was carefully removed from the fish store bag, and released into the aquarium. I was careful to not expose the Star to any air on the way in as this can be fatal. These creatures can be very sensitive to any changes in Salinity, Oxygen, PH,
Temperature etc.

The Red Starfish didn't move at all for the first couple hours in the aquarium, but now it is moving around and seems to be doing just fine.

- A.

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