Urchin Vanished

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    sen5241b

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    My Urchin vanished. I have looked all over my 29G but can't find it. I have seen urchin shells and they do not just dissolve. Shouldn't there by at least a shell laying around assuming he died?
    sen5241b, Jun 11, 2011
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    You'd be surprised on how well they can hide...especially if you don't see his shell. Good luck finding him.
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    Mr.Diggler Smitten with Sookie

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    yea, they hide very well, wait till night time, he should come out then. Thats when they are the most active. :)

    But if he is gone, he has done a dam good job of hiding his shell
    Jmck, Jun 13, 2011
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    The same thing happened to me when I had my first Nassarius snail. The thing was huge. It couldn't have vanished...up to this day there is no sign of him anywhere...:dunno:
    Wildheart, Jun 13, 2011
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    Any time I can't find something, the first place I look is an overflow!
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    I looked htere he still hasn't shown up. I really do not want to start moving rock to find him. Rearranging rock is like a rubic's cube, once you start moving things around you will probably never get it back exactly the way it was.
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    I used a giant flashlight to find him deep under the rocks. His blue color diminshed and the hermit crabs haivng a party around him.

    [​IMG]
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    wontonflip I failed Kobayashi Maru

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    Awwwww...that sucks.....maybe he's just throwing an invertparty!

    Nice flashlight?
    wontonflip, Jun 14, 2011
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    Smitty

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    Sorry about that Sen.
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    little_fish Moderator

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    Im sorry sen :(
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    That sucks! I hate losing anything in my tank :(
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