Long-Spined Urchin

Invert Type: Sea Urchins


Scientific Name: Diadema antillarum


Diet: Herbivore, Algae
Reef Safe: Yes
Aggressiveness: Peaceful
Relative Care: Easy
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credit: SevTT

credit: SevTT

Water Conditions: 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.023-1.025
Max. Size: Body 2-3 in.; Spines 4-10 in.
Supplements: Calcium, Iodine, Trace Elements