Can you ID this Starfish?


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Hi Guys,

Any idea what type of Starfish this is? Picked him up from my LFS for $50 (Australia).


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It is an Elegant Fromia Starfish. The Elegant Fromia Starfish (Fromia sp.) is a very attractive invertebrate that is safe for both community and reef aquariums. Most of these starfish are orange in color with faint darker markings, but color can vary in shades of red, pink and orange. Their body is flatter and has a more "grooved" appearance than the very similar Linckia stars.

Bongo Shrimp

P. ceratophthalma
Actually it is not a Fromia star but it is Pentagonaster duebeni. The problem with these is that they only eat certain types of sponges. It might be a good idea to research things before you buy them next time.