Brittle Starfish are originally from the waters of the Pacific Ocean around Fiji and also Tonga. Brittle Starfish grow to around 10 inches across and should be kept in an aquarium of at least 50 gallons in size to provide plenty of swimming and living room for these starfish. Brittle Starfish can be a bit aggressive and should not be kept with more peaceful aquarium inhabitants, as it may harm them. Brittle Starfish are omnivores, and should be fed a steady diet of plenty of herbivore and carnivore preparations for best health. Brittle Starfish can be a bit hard to care for, and should only be kept by the experienced aquarium owner.
Origin: Pacific Ocean, Fiji, Tonga
Size: Can grow to 10 inches across
Aquarium: Saltwater, can be kept in a reef aquarium.
Minimum Tank Size: 50 Gallons
Compatibility: Can be kept in a community aquarium.