Blacktip Fromia Starfish - Fromia indica

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SKU: 264918
Manufacturer: That Fish Place
MPN: F93 0045 0196

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The Blacktip Fromia Starfish (Fromia indica) is dark red or orange with brown or black tips on each arm. The surface has a webbed appearance as each plate can be clearly seen.

Starfish in general are very sensitive to changes in water quality and conditions. If temperature, salinity or other water parameters change quickly, starfish cannot regulate the change and are often damaged or killed. Be sure to acclimate carefully and while doing water changes, make sure the "new" water is as close as possible to the "old" water in its parameters.

Most starfish are scavengers. Some may prey on snails and invertebrates while others eat detritus, leftover food, and tiny organisms in and on the substrate and rockwork. Fromia and Linckia starfish are among the group of stars that are considered safe for corals (although Fromia starfish are thought to feed on sponges) and invertebrates while thicker-bodied stars like Chocolate Chip and Bahama stars will prey on snails, corals and other stationary inverts.

Specifications

Specifications
MPN
F93 0045 0196
Manufacturer
That Fish Place
Common NameBlacktip Fromia Starfish
Scientific NameFromia indica
OriginIndo-Pacific
AggressivenessLow
RestrictedYes
Specific Gravity Range1.022-1.026
Reef SafeYes, with caution
Invert SafeYes, with caution
Max Size (in inches)6
Community SafeYes
pH Range8.0-8.4
Dietlargely unknown, thought to eat sponges
Min Tank Size (in gallons)30
Temperature Range75-82
DifficultyModerate
Internal Id
63323

State Restrictions
Alaska
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Armed Forces Europe
Armed Forces Pacific
California
Hawaii
Puerto Rico

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