Hairy Pincushion Urchin (Tripneustes gratilla)

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Hairy Pincushion Urchin

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Hairy Pincushion Urchin

Tripneustes gratilla

208 Litres (55 US G.)

7.6-12.7cm (3-5 ")


8.1 - 8.4

22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Other (See article)

3-5 years

Alternative names[edit | edit source]

Hairy Pincushion Urchin, Priest Hat Urchin, Collector Urchin, Sea Egg

Sexing[edit | edit source]


Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]


Diet[edit | edit source]

This Urchin will graze on algae and can be supplemented with dried seaweed, it will also eat Caulerpa.

Feeding regime[edit | edit source]

How often to feed, etc.

Environment Specifics[edit | edit source]

It is sensitive to high levels of copper-based medications and it will not tolerate high nitrate levels.

Behaviour[edit | edit source]


Identification[edit | edit source]

How to id the animal.

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