Granulated Seastar (Choriaster granulatus)
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1325 Litres (350 US G.)
20-25 cm (7.9-9.8")
8.1 - 8.4
22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)
Alternative names[edit | edit source]
- Granulated Seastar, Cushion Seastar, Granular Star, Doughboy Star
Sexing[edit | edit source]
Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]
- It is not reef-safe. It is a large star needing plenty of space. It should not be kept with aggressive fish that may attack it.
Diet[edit | edit source]
- Feeds on detritus, dead matter and coral.
Feeding regime[edit | edit source]
- Will graze constantly.
Environment Specifics[edit | edit source]
Behaviour[edit | edit source]
Identification[edit | edit source]
- Large chunky starfish, looks soft in appearance but the body is actually quite stiff and rigid. Pale pink base colour with clusters of small brown papillae in the central part of the body.