Long Spine Urchin
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The Long Spine Urchin are great at controlling algae but can also consume coralline algae. They are venomous and could cause a reaction like a bee sting. Care should be taken when maintaining the aquarium to prevent injury.
- Best to drip acclimate
- Venomous and care should be taken when cleaning the aquarium
- Excellent controller of nuisance algae
- Days to ShipUsually Leaves Warehouse the Next Business Day
- Primary BrandPetco Marine Inverts
Eats detritus and left over food in tank.
|Water Parameters-SG Min||1.023|
|Scientific Name||Diadema sp.|
|Pet Max Length||10 IN|
|Water Parameters-PH Min||8.1|
|Min Water Temp||72 F|
|Water Parameters-DKH Max||12|
|Water Parameters-SG Max||1.026|
|Pet Min Length||0 IN|
|Water Parameters-PH Max||8.4|
|Max water Temp||78 F|
|Water Parameters-DKH Min||8|
TheLong Spine Urchin is venomous and could cause a reaction like a bee sting. Care should be taken when maintaining the aquarium to prevent injury. This urchin has no problems being housed with more aggressive fish.Long Spine Urchin are great at controlling algae but can also consume coralline algae. Drip acclimation is highly recommended. This species is intolerant of copper as well as high levels of nitrates