Chocolate Chip Starfish (Protoreaster nodosus)

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Chocolate Chip Starfish

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Chocolate Chip Starfish

Protoreaster nodosus

Moderate

sg

1.023 - 1.025

pH

8.1 - 8.4

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

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Live Foods
Other (See article)

8-15 years




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Alternative names

Chocolate Chip Starfish, Chocolate Chip Sea Star, Nodular Sea Star

Synonyms

Protoreastor nodosus

Sexing

Unknown

Tank compatibility

It is not reef-safe, as it will eat corals, tubeworms, other starfish and sponges. It is otherwise peaceful towards tankmates. It should not be kept with fish that may nip it, such as Triggerfish.

Diet

More detail on diet...

Feeding regime

How often to feed, etc.

Environment Specifics

Unknown

Behaviour

A peaceful starfish as long as you're not a reef-dweller such as soft corals, clams, sponges, tubeworms or other starfish, which it will eat.

Identification

How to id the animal.

Pictures

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