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Pincushion Urchin

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Pincushion Urchin
(Lytechinus variegatus)
Starting at $6.99
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…
Red Tuxedo Urchin
(Mespilia cf globulus)
Starting at $19.99
Looking for an easy-to-care-for addition to your cleanup crew? The Red Tuxedo Urchin will scavenge over rock and substrate for bits of food and algae to eat. The Red Tuxedo Urchins have oval or round bodies covered with hundreds of uniform spines. Though the spines are short, they are still sharp,…
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…
Pincushion Urchin (Build Your Own Kit)
(Lytechinus sp.)
Starting at $7
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 $24.99
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)…
Shortspine Urchin
(Echinometra sp.)
Starting at $11.99
…Shortspine Urchin, or Rock Burrowing Urchin, has an oval to round black body covered with hundreds of uniform, reddish-orange spines. Typically found in the back reef, this night-dwelling algae cleaner is known to burrow small niches in carbonatic rocks (dead corals) to hide. The Shortspine Urchin
Purple Short Spine Pincushion Urchin
(Pseudoboletia sp.)
Starting at $19.99
…easy-to-care-for addition to your cleanup crew? The Purple Short Spine Pincushion Urchin will scavenge over rock and substrate for bits of food and algae to eat while adding interest to your home aquarium. Pincushion Urchins have oval or round bodies covered with hundreds of uniform spines. Though…
Shortspine Urchin, Caribbean (Build Your Own Kit)
(Echinometra sp.)
Starting at $7
…The hardy Shortspine Urchin, Caribbean will thrive in most marine aquariums, boring into the substrate by day and grazing on algae while roaming at night. They are also less inclined to "redecorate" your aquarium by moving or carrying around small items, as Pincushion Urchins are known to do. In the…
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