Pink Pin Cushion Urchin (Lytechinus variegatus)
COMMON NAME: Pink Pin Cushion Urchin
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Lytechinus variegatus
SIZE AVAILABLE: ~1 inch
MINIMUM TANK SIZE: 30 gallons
CARE LEVEL: Moderately Easy
REEF SAFE: Yes
AVAILABILITY: Most always available - 99%
*Lives in mud to rocky substrates.
*Eats algae and animal based foods.
*Pincushion Urchins should be handled with care. Their spines are very sharp and can puncture skin.