The Red Carpet Anemone, Stichodactyla sp., also known as Haddon's Anemone, Saddle Anemone, Saddle Carpet Anemone, and Saddleback Anemone, is best kept on a soft substrate bottom. Like many anemones, the Red Carpet makes an excellent host for most types of clownfish forming a symbiotic relationship. This anemone features a vivid lime green coloration scheme. They are capable of stinging and semi-aggressive so should be kept away from other anemones and corals. This is one of the larger anemone species so a suitably large tank should be kept. The Red Carpet Anemone requires strong light and moderate waterflow. They will greatly benefit from supplementary feedings of meaty foods. Overall, a beautiful and large anemone that will be an excellent host to clownfish so long as it is cared for correctly.
NOTE: This specimen is small and requires less care. It will grow to a maximum size of 6 inches.