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post #1 of 3 Old 10-13-2007, 11:04 PM Thread Starter
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Sea urchin poops way too much.. Is this normal??

I have a 5 gallon w/ a sea urchin that has covered almost 20% of the floor in waste. It poops so much.... Is this normal? Thanks

55 gal African Cichlid tank (overstocked)
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post #2 of 3 Old 10-13-2007, 11:14 PM
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mine pooped all day everyday. only had it for a week or so. eel didnt like it much.
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post #3 of 3 Old 10-14-2007, 07:05 PM
Yep. They graze constantly, never stop eating. Keep in mind that most of what they eat isn't actually edible anyways so it just pours out the other end.
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