Name:

Hydrozoan


Pest Type: Anemones


Scientific Name: Staurocladia oahuensis



Treatment: They are harmless and will disappear after a few weeks or when medium sized fish are introduced.

Identification: Looks like a small starfish with small sticky tentacles. They appear during the early stages of a tank that has new live rock.

Prevention:

Most likely Staurocladia oahuensis, a species specific to the Pacific.

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