sea urchin losing its spines?!

Discussion in 'Other Reef Talk' started by MontanaBay, Aug 12, 2008.

  1. MontanaBay

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    Hi All,

    I've had the pin urchin for over a month and over the last couple days it has been losing its spines, I don't see anything eating them, but I also don't see them coming off.....do urchins molt or anything? I got it to hit hair algae, which it seems to ignore....maybe it is starving to death?

    Thanks,

    Josh
     
  2. phishphood

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    Losing spines isn't good. IIRC they're pretty sensitive to water quality. How're your parameters?
     

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