baby brittle starfish

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    madhattertcm

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    I was buying a few blue leg hermit crabs, and asked for a few extra shells. In one of the shells apparently was what appears to be a blue brittle starfish. It's tiny. Maybe an inch long total. Should I do anything to keep it surviving in my tank? I only have a few hermits, turbos, a full sized brittle star, and a damsel. Do you think they'll leave it alone?
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    It should be fine. They are very common hitch hikers. I bet you have a lot in your live rock that you've never seen (you'll usually only see their little arms sticking out, waving around).
     
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    +1 Biff.
     
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