Chocolate Chip Starfish Question

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    PringlesLFE Mmm...Salty.

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    I bought a chocolate chip starfish a few days ago and initially it was all over my sandbed munching on krill but then it stopped. The past two days it's been only in the uppermost region of the waterline and has half of it's body floating on the surface. is this normal?
    Thanks in advance.
     
    PringlesLFE, Feb 25, 2010
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    yote Ceritfied Mantis Hunter Moderator

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    Thats normal.
    Its feeding on fine stuff thats collecting on the waters surface.
     
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    +1 Yote...when I had one, it used to hang out above the water line sometimes.
     
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    PringlesLFE Mmm...Salty.

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    phew. thanks
     
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    He`s OK. Just doing starfish stuff. They feed on microbes. If you ever go reef he will have to go.
     
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    +1

    Chocolate chip starfish = not reef safe
     
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