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SandSifting Starfish (Astropecten polycanthus)

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SandSifting Starfish (Astropecten polycanthus)
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SandSifting Starfish (Astropecten polycanthus)
SandSifting Starfish (Astropecten polycanthus)

SandSifting Starfish (Astropecten polycanthus)

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Manufacturer: Starfish
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COMMON NAME: SandSifting Starfish
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Astropecten polycanthu
SIZE AVAILABLE: ~2 inches
MINIMUM TANK SIZE: 100 gallons
FOOD/DIET: Carnivore
CARE LEVEL: Moderate
REEF SAFE: Yes
AVAILABILITY: Most always available - 99%

  • REEF SAFE- minimum of 100 gallons per starfish & soft substrate.

  • Will comsume massive amounts of detritus and uneaten foods.

Customer Reviews
isaac of Arizona
sadly dead :(
my star died but all the rest of my sippment was alive ! you gotta have a DOA sometime :P starfish are very sensitive when it comes to shipping so im not to bothered that it died Great livestock tho !
clarisse of nj
sand sifting star
nice size healthy,and complete,moves around a lot,was great buy.
Jim of Pa
Sand Sifting Star
Got to of these over a year ago and was told they would never live well still have them they are great in my 100 gallon reef. They move all over the place even come on the glass. Thanks Reefs2Go.
Brian T of ND
Sifting Star
Nice sized star. Healthy looking and moves around quite a lot. I made sure to only have one and allowed my sand bed to mature and fill with food before getting one. They have a tendency to clean all the food and die of starvation if you try and add to a new system. He/She buries itself just below the surface and slides back and forth cleaning the detritus and keeping the sand stirred up.