Hairy Pincushion Urchin (Tripneustes gratilla)
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Hairy Pincushion Urchin
208 Litres (55 US G.)
7.6-12.7cm (3-5 ")
8.1 - 8.4
22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)
Alternative names[edit | edit source]
- Hairy Pincushion Urchin, Priest Hat Urchin, Collector Urchin, Sea Egg
Sexing[edit | edit source]
Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]
Diet[edit | edit source]
- This Urchin will graze on algae and can be supplemented with dried seaweed, it will also eat Caulerpa.
Feeding regime[edit | edit source]
- How often to feed, etc.
Environment Specifics[edit | edit source]
- It is sensitive to high levels of copper-based medications and it will not tolerate high nitrate levels.
Behaviour[edit | edit source]
Identification[edit | edit source]
- How to id the animal.