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Pencil Urchin

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Description

Heterocentrotus Mamillatus

 

  • Care Level: Easy
  • Temperament: Peaceful
  • Reef Compatible: Yes
  • Diet: Omnivore
  • Max Size: up to 16cm
  • Origin: Australia

 

Heterocentrotus mamillatus, commonly known as the slate pencil urchin, red slate pencil urchin, or red pencil urchin, is a species of tropical sea urchin from the Indo-Pacific region. H. mammillatus predominantly feeds on encrusting coralline algae, but has been noted to consume small amounts of other algae like Pterocladia and Ulva. Sea urchins are primarily marine grazers and tend to eat the algae in closest proximity to them.

 

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