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Pink Tip Haitian Anemone
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Pink Tip Haitian Anemone
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Size: 2-4 inches
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Peaceful
Reef Safe: Yes
Diet: Meaty Foods and Strong Light
Origin: Caribbean
Acclimation Time: Temperature Acclimate
Coral Safe:
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Minimum Tank Size: 10 Gallons
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The Pink Tip Haitian Anemone prefers to live on sandy grounds and is one of the nicest anemones in our opinion. It features pink tipped on long red column tentacles, which looks lovely while flowing freely in the water. Often these tentacles of the Pink Tip Haitian Anemone develop a bubble-like appearance. The Pink Tip Haitian Anemone mostly buries its base in the sand or into the crevices of rocks for protection. Thereby we recommend keeping a few live rocks, thick sand bed and several crustaceans that provide them a realistic habitat. It mainly feeds on micro-plankton, cyclopeeze and marine snow when it?s open. Being a peaceful anemone, the Pink Tip Haitian Anemone makes a very good choice for intermediate aquarists. It is mainly found in sea grass beds, rocky reefs and less depths water. The Pink Tip Haitian Anemone should be kept on a spacious place in the aquarium, preferably on the sand, where it can get proper water current and can be supplied with proper nutrients and trace elements. It needs at least 4 watts per gallon of illumination for its proper growth and development. All cnidarians are carnivores and that is why the Pink Tip Haitian Anemone is equipped with poisonous tentacles with nematocysts, which is a poisonous cell to sting its prey. The majority of the nutrients are received by the photosynthesis process done by Zooxanthellae who lives in their tissues. The Zooxanthellae provides them with oxygen and nutrients and are responsible for the color of the corals. In return, the Pink Tip Haitian Anemone provides shelter to these microalgae, Zooxanthellae. The Haitian anemones do not house clownfish.
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The Haitian Anemone, a.k.a. Pink Tip Haitian, is a beautiful Anemone with flowing white tentacles that are often tipped in pink. The base of these Anemones is usually bright orange in color. These Anemones are hardy and like a strong flow and strong light. They can be spot fed once every couple of weeks. They have been known to accept different species of Clownfish. Anemones will not tolerate poor water quality.Anemones are solitary polyp organisms which are supported internally by water. Anemone species are differentiated by the color, shape, placement, and length of the tentacles. These Cnidaria feed off of zooxanthellae within their bodies and need a strong light source in order to survive. They will also take in food by using their tentacles to slowly move the prey to their mouths which is a slit in the center of the body. This single opening also serves as its way of expelling waste. Anemones use tiny stinging cells in their tentalces called "nematocysts" in order to stun their prey. The nematocysts within these tentacles are also used as a defense mechanism. The nematocysts can also disturb human flesh and should be considered dangerous, especially to those that have known allergies. Anemones found in the wild usually have found a crevice to hide their foot, or base, leaving only the tentacles exposed.Some Anemones are shipped in little or no water. Float them for half an hour, discard any water in the bag, then release the Anemone directly into the aquarium. You can also choose to drip acclimate in a bucket by themselves.Anemones have nematocysts, a.k.a. stinging cells, and can be dangerous to the touch. These creatures can cause injury or death. By purchasing this item you agree that you understand this is a dangerous creature and that Saltwaterfish.com is not responsible for any injury or death that may occur.
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