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Please Check That Your Basic Water Quality Parameters Are Within an Acceptable Range For Hawaiian Brittle Stars

Hawaiian Brittle Stars should not be placed with seahorses.

  • Temperature: 68F – 82F
  • Optimum temperature 75- 78F
  • Ammonia 0
  • Nitrites 0
  • Nitrates 1-10 ppm
  • PH 8.2 – 8.4
  • Specific gravity 1.022-1.025

Acclimate your Hawaiian Brittle Stars slowly, but do not take more than 30 minutes to complete the procedure. Check temperature and PH upon arrival in both the shipping water and in the tank.

Follow These Procedure for Hawaiian Brittle Star

  1. Float the bag in your tank for about 10 minutes to equalize temperatures.
  2. Partially open the bag and add 1 cup of tank water. (Do NOT aerate the shipping bag during acclimation)
  3. Wait 10 minutes.
  4. Remove 1 cup of water and add another cup of water from the tank.
  5. Wait 10 minutes.
  6. Repeat this procedure again.
  7. Gently use your hand to transfer the seahorses into the tank, discarding the water left in the bag.

Your Hawaiian Brittle Stars are aggressive scavengers.


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