Photo by Saltwaterfish.com member, Tizzo: Tara L. Izzo.Smooth, cylindrical arms that can regenerate into a whole new star.Linckia are commonly found in reef flats and rubble areas where they graze algae and bacteria. Provide live sand and live rock for feeding stations and supplement with small pieces of chopped clams placed under the star.Starfish are intolerant of sudden changes in oxygen levels, salinity and pH of the water, and cannot tolerate copper-based medications. The drip acclimation method is highly recommended for all Sea Stars due to their intolerability to changes in water chemistry. It should never be exposed to air while handling.
Blue Linckia Starfish