Help identify a this star

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  1. RedLine

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    I found this guy on a frag from the swap and have him quarantined.

    I think it is a serpent sea star (brittle star) that is banded with grey/black. The body is round and black.

    Is this safe for my mixed reef?

    Not sure if I really want this creature. If interested in trading please PM me.

    Thanks.


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    Looks like a micro brittle starfish. Great part of your cleanup crew. Reef safe.
     
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    They are cool little scavengers. People pay money for them
     
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    Brittle star....super cool hitchhiker and a nice part of CUC

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    Yep that looks like the type that gets up to almost 3 in and a really cool addition to have in a tank.
     
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    Thanks everybody. I will keep him and watch him grow!


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