Medusa Worm


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.
Last edited: