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Banded pencil urchin (Eucidaris tribuloides)



Family: Cidaridae



Care level: Easy



Temperament: Peaceful



Reef compatibility: Reef safe with caution



Max size: 12cm



Diet: Omnivore




Pencil urchins graze primarily on algae so can be a useful tank choice.Urchins of this genus are also likely to eat coraline algae and sponges.

The banded pencil urchin with it's predominantly reddish colouration is quite pleasing to look at compared to some of it's close relatives.

Be careful of lose rocks that urchins may dislodge causing accidental damage to the tank or corals, in my experience this is rarely a problem.





Due to variations in species your item may not be identical to that featured in the image, we do however ensure the species is correct and that the markings and colors are very similar.



Before ordering please familiarise yourself with our alive arrive guarantee and the process for making claims under our guarantee.



We offer an 'Arrive Alive' guarantee on all corals, critters, fish and invertebrates. If they do not arrive alive then subject to these terms and conditions you can request a replacement or refund. We guarantee our livestock will arrive alive, there is no reason why it should arrive any other way due to the care and professional way in which they are packaged with heatpacks, polystyrene boxes and all other necessary precautions considered for the species we are shipping.

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Really nice shop. Nice coral and fish selection and prices are good too. Fish food is also a good quality and price. Will be visiting again soon 👍

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May be smaller then some shops in the area but very well priced and can always find a little jem or two in here I never leave without something new for the tank

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