Red Gorgonian

July 6, 2011 by  
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Red Gorgonian - Leptogorgia chilensisRed Gorgonian

Leptogorgia chilensis
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The Red Gorgonian can grow extremely tall – often the entire height of your aquarium!

Depending on how much the water moves in the ocean or the aquarium, the Leptogorgia genus can develop many different shapes. These shapes include a dichotomous structure (a “Y” shaped pattern of branches) and a branch structure that is feathery or a pinnate structure. The Red Gorgonian generally grows quite tall, oftentimes up to 18″ in height. Other common names for the red gorgonians include the Sea Spray, the Sea Fan, and the Sea Whip… Read More

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