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Old 06-13-2005, 04:51 PM   #11
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if you want to get rid of them let me know cause i wouldnt mind having a few
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Old 06-13-2005, 08:35 PM   #12
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My urchins havent left the rocks yet, or at least i havent seen them leave the rocks. I think im gonna hang on to them for a little while, Ill be sure to post when i want to get rid of them and whoever wants them can have them. But it prob. wont be for a couple months.
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Old 06-13-2005, 09:10 PM   #13
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They will climb the glass. It's and awesome thing to watch. They are more active at night though. Keep watching.
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I only have one should that be a problem?/ or should i get rid of it once i get coral n such???
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Old 06-13-2005, 09:18 PM   #15
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I have one in my reef and it's never been a problem with the corals. Other than knocking small ones off that aren't attached well.
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I read that the amount of coralline that a sea urchin eats is not as much as you would expect and that they actually benefit coralline growth as their "poop" still has coralline in it and helps it spread in the tank.

BTW, I have 3 purple colored urchins named small, medium and large (kids named them).
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well, i just got my first corals, zoos and polyps, should i be worried of them eating my corals?
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My common urchin has never bothered my corals except to knock them off the rocks if they weren't attached well.
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Once again, thanks Cindy, your always quick to respond. Thanks again.
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from what I have read about them they will not eat corals, but like others said they can knock them over.... Remember with any critter we get their are always exceptions.
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