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Banded serpent Starfish Care | Ophiolepis superba

Looking to add a starfish to your aquarium? Funnily enough, your best option isn’t actually a true starfish, although it’s definitely similar enough. Serpent starfish are much easier to care for than other sea star species and a much better choice for the majority of aquarists. Today, we’re talking banded serpent starfish (Ophiolepis suberba), one … Read more

Red Fromia Starfish Care | Fromia milleporella

Nothing screams ‘marine aquarium’ quite like starfish, does it?! As mentioned in our list of aquarium-proof sea stars, though, most species are unfortunately actually not suitable for life in our reef tanks. One of the tentative exceptions is the genus Fromia, of which the red Fromia starfish (Fromia milleporella) is among the most common. Although … Read more

5 EASY & Reef Safe Starfish for the Aquarium

5 EASY & reef safe starfish for the aquarium

If you’re looking for interesting invertebrates to add to your aquarium, starfish may have caught your eye. They’re such a typical underwater inhabitant, but at the same time so alien and unusual that it’s easy to understand why they fascinate aquarists around the world. But beware: the majority of starfish is either not reef-safe or … Read more