Blue Starfish (Linckia laevigata)
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378,541.178 mL 378.5 Litres (100 US G.)
11.811 in 25-30 cm (9.8-11.8")
1.020 - 1.025
8.2 - 8.4
531.67 °R 298.706 K
537.67 °R22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)
- Blue Star, Blue Starfish, Blue Linckia, Blue Sea Star
- Top, Middle or Bottom feeder?
- More detail on diet...
- How often to feed, etc.
- Must be acclimated to tanks very slowly and is highly sensitive to water parameter changes.
- 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.
At London Zoo