The Red Gulf Sea Fan adds a beautiful splash of red color to your aquarium. It grows up to 6-12 inches, thus keeping it in a large aquarium is advised. The Red Gulf Sea Fan is a peaceful coral and that makes it a great addition to any reef tank. Since it does not bother any neighboring corals and other sessile invertebrates, the Red Gulf Sea Fan is a completely reef-safe species. It mainly feeds on plankton, and needs strong flow and strong lighting in order to flourish in the tank. Since the Red Gulf Sea Fan is not poisonous and is easy to care for, it makes a very good choice for any beginner aquarist but proper feeding is required. The Red Gulf Sea Fan is hardy and quite disease resistant. It displays beautiful branching in one plane and pinnate, with twigs turning upward at nearly a right angle. The Red Gulf Sea Fan attains a large size and makes a fan like structure, the reason why it is called red fan. It undergoes photosynthesis and manufactures energy and nutrition using the zooxanthellae that dwells inside its tissue. It should never come in contact with the open air, as it may die. Also, the Red Gulf Sea Fan should not be combined with predator fishes as it is a peaceful coral and does not possess any defensive stinging tentacles. Therefore, the Red Gulf Sea Fan is not only a beautiful gift from nature but also makes a great addition to your tank.