Pincushion Urchins are originally from the waters of the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean. Pincushion Urchins grow to around 8 inches across and should be kept in an aquarium of at least 60 gallons in size to provide plenty of swimming and living room for these urchins. Pincushion Urchins are peaceful members of the aquarium and should not be kept with other aggressive species that may attack and harm this urchin. Pincushion Urchins are safe to keep in the reef aquarium, and should pose no problem with the other species. These urchins are easy to care for, and can be kept by the beginning aquarium owner with little problem.
Origin: Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean
Size: Can grow to 8 inches across
Aquarium: Saltwater, can be kept in a reef aquarium.
Minimum Tank Size: 50 Gallons
Compatibility: Can be kept in a community aquarium.