Horned Sea Star
Horned or Chocolate Chip Starfish
Tapak Sulaiman in Malay
Hi there, my name is called Bintang and I'm a starfish.
Interesting Facts about me
My body is quite unique, as it can change colours depending to the environment. I actually have an "eye' at the end of each arm, but all I 'see' is the difference between light and dark.
I'm quite a hardy creature. When my arms that get torn off or damaged, I can regenerate them and grow a new one. For those of you who are wondering, Yes I can even regrow a complete new body from a single severed arm, if it is attached to part of the central disc. But please don't be rough with me. I'm a sensitive little star ^_^.
Where can you find me in Aquaria?
You can find me at the DNA touch pool and Glass Bottom Boat.
Size & Weight
I'm currently 8 centimetres in diameter but I can grow up to 30 centimetres.
My favourite meal would include sea urchins, sponges, hard corals, and even snails. But here in this aquarium I'm being feed by a gourmet meal of chopped up squid, clams or mackerel.
Habitat & Range
I live in the sandy and muddy bottom or in a shaded less conspicuous sea grass forest.