Chocolate Chip Starfish (Protoreaster nodosus)
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Chocolate Chip Starfish
284 Litres (75 US G.)
30.5-38.1cm (12-15 ")
8.1 - 8.4
22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)
Alternative names[edit | edit source]
- Chocolate Chip Starfish, Chocolate Chip Sea Star, Nodular Sea Star
Synonyms[edit | edit source]
- Protoreastor nodosus
Sexing[edit | edit source]
Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]
- 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[edit | edit source]
Feeding regime[edit | edit source]
- How often to feed, etc.
Environment Specifics[edit | edit source]
Behaviour[edit | edit source]
- 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[edit | edit source]
- How to id the animal.