Urchin hoarders

Discussion in 'Tridacnid and Inverts Forum' started by Ben Nicholls, Jul 6, 2012.

  1. Ben Nicholls

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    My two tuxedo urchins have been busy the last couple days picking up things.

    The label off a powerhead.
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    A Zoantharia.
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    And today an unhappy snail.
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    Cute! Do those tuxedo urchins eat any corals? I ask because I like urchins, but the pencil urchin I used to have loved to much on sorties.

    Thanks!
     
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    Ben Nicholls

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    No problems with eating any, just occasionally moving some. They will leave some white areas on your rock where they eat off the coraline, but they have not done that too often. My rocks are still nice and purple.
     
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    SAVE THE SNAIL DUDE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! lol

    No really, save that poor lil guy
     
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    Ben Nicholls

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    No worries, he was freed shortly after the picture was taken.
     
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    Another unhappy snail today.

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    Wow, he is good at finding things. Kind of a nice way to get extra junk that falls behind your rock out of your tank!
     
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    Mine had some stray GSP on it for a while but it didn't fare too well.
     
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    Ben Nicholls

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    Ben Nicholls

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    In my continuing series..

    A Snail, a couple hermits and a zoa
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    A hermit, an entire digi frag, and a zoa.
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    An entire pug of fire and ice zoas
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    Ben Nicholls

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    Just because I updated.

    The fire and ice plug again
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    You need to glue your frags down better. lol
     
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    Trying not to be outdone, the other urchin just picked up a mushroom and a cleaner shrimp's molt.
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    This is so entertaining! :rotflmao:
    Hope you continue this Thread :agree:
     
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    I have tried to keep urchins but both of mine died for some reason. My nitrate levels are pretty low. Im thinking the blue cloves did it!
     
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    Love the urchin tribute!
     
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    An urchin carrying around a powerhead label deserves a photo in this thread dontcha think?

    Fun topic.
     

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