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Pencil Urchin?


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    Anyone have/had one of these? Please share your experience, knowledge with me. Thanks.
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    From what I remember the Pencil Urchin is not reef safe.

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    Hes outta here!

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    They are relatively reef safe...I've had one before and never had a problem. Some folks have mentioed them eating corals...but since you got it already, just keep an eye on it...not like it is going to eat your corals over night. The biggest downside for me was having it knock frags over. But no worse than a large turbo snail.

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    I kept 2 for the longest time and never had an issue with them touching corals and they did a good job of keeping algae at bay. I second the fact they they can be bulldozers but if everything is secure then they are pretty cool little critters!

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    I had one for a long time and it never touched the corals but I have heard horror stories also. Guess it's like an angel fish. Luck of the draw.


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    Quote Originally Posted by slapshot View Post
    I had one for a long time and it never touched the corals but I have heard horror stories also. Guess it's like an angel fish. Luck of the draw.


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    That doesn't give me much hope slapshot. Seeing I've gotta get rid of my angel as she's terrorizing my lil fishes. LOL
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