Small or Antozoo small hermit, of the order of the Attiniari, sub. Nyanthee; colored and decorative, it comes from the Indian ocean and the Pacific ocean, islands of Papua, New Guinea.
Sessile and completely lacking in a skeletal support, fixed on a living support, preferibilmente one Poseidonia or one Oluturia, by means of an adhesive disc said foot, of a color marroncino tending to ocher.
In top to the column, it smooths down and without the costolature of the mesenteridi the boccale opening of the same color of the foot, encircled from one is found crown of long tentacles.
The tentacles, traslucidi and opalescenti, of color ocher with unmistakable cross-sectional bands viola, rather large white women or gialline and than diameter; they are covered from urticanti cells, said "cnidoblasti" and come uses you from the animal is like defense, is for procurarsi the food that in order to swim.
In fact a lot often this Antozoo distacca the foot from the support and begins to anuotare liberations for the sea with movements to spiral of the tentacles.
Much sturdy one, for being an invertebrate, a lot adapted to the Aquarius of barrier in cohabitation with other urticanti invertebrates.
Not advisable, instead, to approach it to other invertebrates that could be ustionati from its urticanti cells or to bind together it to fish discs of a valve, like Hyppocampus, that they could come captured and it eats to you.
Carnivore and predator, nutre of all us that he arrives to capacity of its urticanti tentacles: it is mangime dry is dept freeze: artemie or chironomus.
Antozoo sturdy and easy to acclimatize itself, does not have particular requirements, regarding the other invertebrates, as far as the chemical and physical values of the water that must be filtered and be only very aereata.
They are however always advisable partial changes with sifonatura of the bottom and regular oligoelement additions and bioelementi.
For all these reasons would not have to never lack in the Aquarius of invertebrates of the principiante.
The much particular modalit of reproduction: the tentacles of the anemone can be detached with facilit and forming in short time a new individual.
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