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ive heard that you can keep certain urchins and britle stars with octo, can you keep sand sifting stars with them also? (without them eating them)
 

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But avoid big jaggy urchins like pin cushions as they always jag the octopus
 

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I wouldn't recommend a pencil urchin, either - nice urchin in the right place, but mine has eaten a lot of my coralline algae and doesn't really help much with the tank clean-up. He's pretty, though, and doesn't bother the octopus (except that sometimes the urchin's path leads into the octopus's den!).

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