These are multicellular organisms with well-developed organ systems. All the animals belonging to this phylum share the same characteristics features. They are colourful organisms with unique shapes. They are ecologically and geologically very important.
The Echinoderms are found in sea-depths as well as in the intertidal zones. An interesting feature of the phylum Echinodermata is that all the organisms belonging to this phylum are marine. None of the organisms is freshwater or marine.
The water vascular system present in echinoderms accounts for gaseous exchange, circulation of nutrients and waste elimination.
Sea stars can be an essential part of a clean up crew, as many species live of algae and detritus.
Sea stars should not be kept in tanks with high levels of nitrate or phosphate, as they are more sensitive than most fish.
They might begin to "erode" if the water quality is low or if not provided with enough food.
It is recommended to supplement its diet with small pieces of shrimp, mussel, or flaked food.
Size: approx 3"
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