Fish Category: Feather Dusters and Urchins

Feather Dusters and Urchins

Feather Dusters range from very small inconspicuous specimens to relatively large ones that can extend over 8 inches across.Some live with their leathery tubes buried in the loose substrate. Other fan worms build small calcareous tubes attached to hard substrates.

Sea urchins or urchins are small, spiny, globular animals that compose part of class Echinoidea. They are found in oceans all over the world. Their shell, or “test”, is round and spiny, typically from 3 to 10 cm across. Common colours include black and dull shades of green, olive, brown, purple, and red. They move slowly, feeding mostly on algae.

Feather Duster

Feather DusterThe Feather Duster is definitely a unique addition to the home aquarium, and hosts an admirable fan-shaped crown that varies in colouration, from orange to tan with dark bands. Feather dusters can vary greatly in size, though they can grow exceedingly large in the wild, it is not uncommon to see 7 inch specimen in Read More …