The Black Rock Urchin is an excellent algae eater that will roam the aquarium and eat algae from a variety of surfaces. Whether it is eating algae on the rock surface or on the glass you can see the suctorial podia in clear view.
- COMMON NAME: Black Rock Boring Urchin
- SCIENTIFIC NAME: Echinometra sp.
- SIZE AVAILABLE: ~1 inch
- MINIMUM TANK SIZE: 20 gallons
- CARE LEVEL: Moderately Easy
- REEF SAFE: Yes
You can see these cool urchins in this video