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Old 06/05/2017, 11:37 AM   #1
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Urchin question

I got a full grown urchin with my package, but I also had a baby urchin hitch hiker, which has grown to full size in last few months.

I'm worried that a 20g isn't enough food for two urchins. Should I think about re-homing one?

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Old 06/08/2017, 01:55 PM   #2
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You had better hope they don't lay eggs, then you'll really be in a bind!

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Old 06/11/2017, 12:25 PM   #3
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If it seems to much, trade one to LFS. I think I counted 9 in my 240. The only thing I don't like about them is they can pry a freshly glued frag.

240 Gallon mixed reef, Apex Controlled
Kessil/t-5 DIY light combo, TBS Liverock
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2- WAV Powerheads, 2- 150 Gryes, 1- Vectra M1 return pump, Build thread below
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Old 06/12/2017, 07:54 AM   #4
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Ended up moving one as I caught him/her munching on a coral. I'm guessing there just isn't enough algae to keep two well fed in this tank, so it just started eating whatever it could. I probably should have been supplementing their feeding somehow. Ah well. Live and learn.

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