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Tube Anemone - Lavender
Cerianthus sp.
Tube Anemone - Lavender
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Size: 3-6 inches
Care Level: Easy
Temperament: Aggressive
Reef Safe: Yes
Diet: Carnivore, brine shrimp, chopped fish and shrimp, pellet, flake
Origin: Indo-Pacific
Acclimation Time: 1+ hours
Coral Safe: Yes
Invertebrate Safe: Monitor
Minimum Tank Size: 10 gallon
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In order to provide them a natural habitat-like environment, the Lavender Tube Anemone should be kept ideally in a reef aquarium that has a deep sand bed and plenty of live rocks. It should be initially placed on the sand substrate, where it will soon locate itself within the bottom of a rock crevice. Since the Lavender Tube Anemone is not photosynthetic, it doesn?t really need any intense illumination but instead, it requires extra feeding supplements. Foods including small frozen foods having brine or mysis shrimp, chopped pieces of fish and zooplankton are also beneficial for their growth and health. Additional supplements of calcium, Iodine, and trace elements have been proved beneficial in their growth. The Lavender Tube Anemone is aggressive towards other marine aquarium invertebrates, and unlike other anemones, the Lavender Tube Anemone does not share any kind of symbiotic relationship with clownfish. It lives in its tube which is deeply and permanently buried under the sand or gravel and thus needs a thick sand bed. The Lavender Tube Anemone is nocturnal in habit and generally feeds at night using its tentacles. It thrives well in the temperature range of 72-78 degree Fahrenheit, pH of 8.10 o 8.40, with moderate water flow. It is advisable to keep the Lavender Tube Anemones away from each other if more than one is kept in the aquarium.
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These colorful tube dwelling anemones build their tube with specialized nematocysts (Nematocysts are individual cells usually on the outer surface of the organism which have a variety of functions, most usually in defense or capture of prey species. ) called ptychocysts layered with mucus secretions.They normally bury themselves in soft sand, mud or in coral rubble.Some of these anemones may have a powerful sting but most are safe to keep with fish and invertebrates.Feed daily and supplement the iodine levels as needed for best health. This species can live for years in optimal conditions.Not all of the lavender tube anemones will have a fluorescent green center.
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