Rock Boring Urchins*

$6.50
 
Rock Boring Urchins come in different colors, and have sharp spines, which can give you a sting comparable to a bee sting if the spine pierces your skin.
 
 
 
 

    Using its spines as protection, urchins can be used in tanks with predatory fish, that would otherwise eat snails such as puffers.

    The Rock Boring Urchins come in many different colors, and have sharp spines, which can give you a sting comparable to a bee sting if the spine pierces your skin. They have a toxin in their spines that will make the puncture feel like a bee sting to some, a horribly painful bee sting to others.  BE CAREFUL WHEN HANDLING SHARP URCHINS. By purchasing this item, you agree that you understand the risks of handling these creatures, and that you will take adequate precautions to protect children who come near them. 

    They grow to about 3 inches in diameter . We will ship you a rock boring urchin at least an inch in diameter, and generally have them around 2 inches in diameter.

    They devour algae, including desirable algae and are not marine planted tank safe, they  are reef safe though.  They should be given plenty of live rock to graze on, and should be kept in tanks over 30 gallons. They can/will scratch acrylic.

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