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Old 01-25-2006, 02:55 PM   #1
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Urchins killing snails

Has anyone else encountered their urchins killing snails? I have a pushpin urchin and a black spiny black urchin. Yesterday when I came home from work, both urchins were sharing a snail. I was not aware that these guys can eat snails. Now I am not sure if the snail was already dead and they just ate him, or if they killed him and ate him.

Anyone have any similar experiences?

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It is much more likely that the snail died and they were doing their cleanup jobs.
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Cool.

so its ok to leave any dead snails for treats to my urchins...or should they be removed because they can cause water problems?
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