Scientific name - Synapta maculata \r\n \r\nCommon name – Medusa, Spaghetti Worm\r\n\r\nMax Size – some species can grow as large as 6 ft, but most are smaller \r\n\r\nMin. Aquarium size – 50 gal (189 L)\r\n\r\nCare Level – Intermediate\r\n\r\nTemperament – Peaceful\r\n\r\nFoods and feeding – This cucumber will search the aquarium eating debris and algae. \r\n\r\nAquarium suitability - \r\n\r\nReef compatibility – Yes\r\n\r\nCaptive 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.