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Brown Serpent Sea Star
Brown Serpent Sea Star


Your live fish may not match the image shown due to natural variations in each species. Each companion animal is different in shape, color, and personality.

Brown Serpent Sea Star

Brown Serpent Sea Star

Spending most of its time under rocks, the Brown Serpent Sea Star is a nocturnal detritivore. By day, you may see an appendage or two sticking out of the rockwork. At night, this Sea Star will forage around the aquarium searching for food utilizing its long arms to grab tiny organisms. As with most invertebrates, this species will not tolerate copper-based medications.

Brown Serpent Sea Star

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Temperament: Community

Reef Safe: Yes

Family: Ophiuridae

Native To: Caribbean, Indo-Pacific

Diet: Carnivore

Adult Size: Up to 8" in diameter

Temperature: 72-78° F

Water Parameters: sg 1.023-1.025, pH 8.1-8.4, dKH 8-12

Care Level: Easy

Scientific Name: Ophiocoma sp

Environment: Marine

  • Nocturnal
  • Eats detritus
  • Should never be exposed to copper medications

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3"-6"Diameter (Tip to tip)
SKU: 1215264

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