Scientific name - Pentacta anceps\r\n\r\nFamily: Holothuriidae\r\n\r\nCommon name – Spiny Sea Cucumber \r\n\r\nMax Size – 5 in (12 cm) \r\n\r\nMin. Aquarium size – 30 gal (114 L)\r\n\r\nRange: Indonesia\r\n\r\nCare Level – Intermediate\r\n\r\nTemperament – Peaceful\r\n\r\nFoods and feeding – This cucumber will filter the sand eating debris, algae, and bacteria, but should be feed plankton dailiy\r\n\r\nAquarium suitability - \r\n\r\nReef compatibility – Yes\r\n\r\nCaptive care – This cucumber emits a toxin that can irritate or kill other tank inhabitants. When acclimating this create, be sure not to get any of the water in the tank because it will contain a high concentration of the toxin. If they die or become stressed they will release this toxin. Cucumbers require a deep sand bed and pristine water conditions. Unlike other cucumber species, the Spiny Sea cucumber remains stationary when it finds a suitable spot. Small amounts of nitrates or metals are toxic to them.