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Elegance Coral
Elegance Coral

The Elegance Coral Catalaphyllia jardinei has been one of the most popular large polyp stony (LPS) coral. This is because it is extremely attractive. It comes in several different colors, and usually has bright pink tips that glow under blue or ultraviolet light. Colors can be fluorescent green with cream tentacles, brown and lime green […]

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Elephants Ear leather coral
Elephant Ear Coral

The Elephant Ear Coral or Green Toadstool Coral Sarcophyton trocheliophorum is one of the other leather coral favorites in the Sarcophyton genus. Like the other members of this genus it resembles a mushroom or toadstool, but as it matures it develops many deep folds on its cap. Thus the name Elephant Ear. With its hardy […]

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Heteractis malu
Delicate Sea Anemone

The Delicate Sea Anemone is the black sheep of the family because it hosts only ONE type of Clownfish in the wild! Unlike the other members of the Heteractis genus, very few adult clownfish are hosted by the Delicate Sea Anemone Heteractis malu. Most species of adult clownfish tend to shun it. However It will […]

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curlique anemone or corkscrew anemone
Curlique Anemone

The Curlique Anemone is very attractive, but quick to disappear if bothered! The Curlique Anemone Bartholomea annulata, just like its cousins, will retract into its hole in a flash of pestered. There are several interesting variations of glass anemones in the Aiptasiidae family that are easy to care for and reproduce quickly. They are all […]

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Condylactis anemone
Condylactis Anemone: Info, Facts, & Pictures

The Condy Anemone is the ‘big boy’ of the Condylactis genus! The Condylactis Anemone Condylactis gigantea, also known as the Giant Golden Anemone, is a familiar and commonly available anemone species. It has long tentacles tapering from a wide base that are white or cream, tipped in pink, purple, gold, white, green or peach. Growing […]

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Coral (Sarcophyton glaucum)
Common Toadstool Coral

The Common Toadstool Coral Sarcophyton glaucum is one of the well-known and readily available soft corals. Like other leather corals in the Sarcophyton genus, it resembles a mushroom or toadstool. Consequently the S. glaucum has many names similar to other leathers such as Toadstool Leather Coral, Mushroom Leather Coral, Cup Leather Coral, Toadstool, Umbrella Coral, […]

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Clown Fish Anemone

  Watching a clown fish and sea anemone living together is fascinating, because most fish simply become lunch!    Sea anemones have special relationships with other animals and organisms, where each animal helps the other in some way. The incredible relationship between sea anemones and clownfish has long been a fascination to divers, scientists, aquarists, and […]

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Stichodactyla helianthus
Caribbean Carpet Anemone

A carpet anemone without a Clownfish is like cookies without milk!… but the Caribbean Carpet Anemone does not host clownfish! The Caribbean Carpet Anemone Stichodactyla helianthus hails from Atlantic waters where clownfish do not live, so it does not host clown fish. Yet this anemone does host over 40 different invertebrates and fishes. Included in […]

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brown glass anemone
Brown Glass Anemone – Pale anemone

The Brown Glass Anemone may not be a hero in the reef tank, but it has a claim to fame in the world of research! The Brown Glass Anemone Exaiptasia pallida (previously Aiptasia pallida) is a very hardy animal that can reproduce quickly in a stable environment. It is a hermatypic anemone, meaning that it […]

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Bubble Tip Anemone

The Bubble-Tip Anemone is a favorite of aquarists and highly favored by clownfish, hosting 13 different species in the wild! The Bubble-Tip Anemone Entacmaea quadricolor is one of the most popular of the clown-hosting anemones. It’s very attractive and one of the easier anemones to maintain. It is best suited to a large aquarium, however, […]

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