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tetraludious05 10-13-2007 11:04 PM

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

Gump 10-13-2007 11:14 PM

mine pooped all day everyday. only had it for a week or so. eel didnt like it much.

caferacermike 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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