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Pincushion Sea Urchin

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Pincushion Urchin
(Lytechinus variegatus)
Starting at $9.99
The Pincushion Urchin has an oval to round body covered with hundreds of uniform spines. Its color can range from red to purple to white and blue.It requires ample hiding places and sufficient room in which to forage in the home aquarium. It generally hides in caves during the day, though it may…
Pincushion Urchin, Hairy
(Tripneustes gratilla)
Starting at $21.99
The Hairy Pincushion Urchin is also known as the Sea Egg, and the Priest-hat Urchin. It has five or ten double rows of white and red spines separated by spaces of red, purple, white or black. To camouflage itself, it often covers itself with rocks, sponges, shells, or algae. In addition to…
Blue Tuxedo Urchin
(Mespilia globulus)
Starting at $21.99
…in crevices, or under plants in a sandy substrate. At night, it will emerge to graze on the algae present in or near its home. The Tuxedo Pincushion Urchin generally roams alone, but several of them could be housed in the same aquarium if it is large enough to provide them with adequate food (algae)…
Pincushion Sea Urchin, Aquacultured ORA®
(Lytechinus variegatus - Aquacultured ORA)
Starting at $19.99
…Variegated Pincushion Sea Urchin will tolerate others of its own kind. Maintain ideal water quality as the Variegated Pincushion Sea Urchin will not tolerate high nitrate levels. Poor water quality will cause it to lose its spines. Like many invertebrates, the Variegated Pincushion Sea Urchin is…