Scientific name - Synapta maculata Common name – Medusa, Spaghetti Worm Max Size – some species can grow as large as 6 ft, but most are smaller Min. Aquarium size – 50 gal (189 L) Care Level – Intermediate Temperament – Peaceful Foods and feeding – This cucumber will search the aquarium eating debris and algae. Aquarium suitability - Reef compatibility – Yes Captive care – This is an interesting and unique addition to the aquarium. They require a deep sand bed, and are primarily active at night. They require pristine water conditions and small amount of nitrates and metals are toxic to them.