Pencil Urchin Eating Shrooms?!?

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  1. ShaLin

    ShaLin Well-Known Member

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    I noticed my Pencil Urchin was sitting on top of where I have some Mushrooms. I got some baby mushrooms there, 1 that was a morph between some, and they are gone. Anyone have an issue with this?
     

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    Pencil urchins are known to eat corals sometimes.
     
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    Thats what I was figuring. Guess I'll have to pay closer attention to him now.
     
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    Yeah it's a shame cause they are indeed very cool.
     
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    Never a problem until I was feeding my fish today. Not much algae in the tank. Might have to try feeding him a piece of nori.
     
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    Those shrooms could become a pest. Once they take over, they take over..
     
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