The Red Brittle Starfish is a tremendous scavenger that makes a great addition to any tank. They come in colors of black, brown, and a combination of the two. Their flexible arms are lined with many spines that allows them to move.
COMMON NAME: Red Brittle Starfish
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Ophiocoma paucigranulata
SIZE AVAILABLE: ~3 inches
MINIMUM TANK SIZE: 20 gallons
CARE LEVEL: Moderately Easy
REEF SAFE: Yes
AVAILABILITY: Most always available - 99%
*Typically 4-6 inches in diameter & eat detritus
*Keep inaccessible areas clean as well as stirring and aerate the sand bed in hard to reach areas.
*Recommended stocking is 1 per 20 gallons.