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DWhatley

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I believe there are two showing. The big question is, how much do they look like the second picture
 

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sulley

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yep those are them d....what is the 2nd pic cause it looks like those? there definetely at least 6 coming from the same area
 

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Have you figured out the second picture yet? Hint - you took the photo and it is posted on this thread.:sagrin:

Six would not be a normal serpent star.:biggrin2:
 


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okay you got me d...thats a good one.. eating again tonight but the strpes look white tonight....im thinking serpant starbecause the stripes seem almost equal in ratio
 

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I was not really trying to "get you" but went back to look at the picture (that is really a good photo of a new hatch) to see what the arms looked like when they were first born because I had no clue (and I half remembered a stripe pattern - mercs don't show a pattern like this so I noticed it when you posted). The absence of an explanation was intentionally devilish but the comparison was serious.

As I allueded to above, serpent typically only have 5 arms like most starfish so if you counted 6, keep guessing. I did try to find my night worm that looks like a serpent but never moves but I rearranged some of the rock in Puddles tank and I am afraid I moved it and can't find it now. I think the "arms" of this thing are much slimmer than what you are watching though.

Try touching an arm with a tiny piece of shrimp on a string and see if it grabs the string. Serpents can bend their arms a lot but you might be able to see more of what is under the rock.
 

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what gets me though is they look whiteish in the pic..this was the color i had seen but then green at night....oh well some days your the bug some days you are the windshield
 

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there are 4 in that pic..maybe it was 5 i counted...she moves them in and out the holes pretty fast and with trying to angle myself i obviously miscounted
 

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