Blue Starfish (Linckia laevigata)

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Blue Starfish

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Blue Starfish

Linckia laevigata

Challenging

sg

1.020 - 1.025

pH

8.2 - 8.4

[[Minimum temperature::72 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::78 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Other (See article)

5-15 years




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Alternative names

Blue Star, Blue Starfish, Blue Linckia, Blue Sea Star

Sexing

Unknown

Tank compatibility

Top, Middle or Bottom feeder?

Diet

More detail on diet...

Feeding regime

How often to feed, etc.

Environment Specifics

Must be acclimated to tanks very slowly and is highly sensitive to water parameter changes.

Behaviour

Unknown

Identification

This species of sea star has five long tubular limbs which are rounded at the tips and with short yellow tube feet. It's firm in texture and the colours range in shades of blue, sometimes with spots towards the end of the arms. Turquoise, purple and orange variations have been sighted in the wild.

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