Rhodactis species or Sea anemone to fungus or sea anemone to elephant ear

Latin name
Common name
Sea anemone to fungus or sea anemone to elephant ear
Principle 25 cm. In Aquarius 8/12 cm.
Values of the water
Temp. 24/27 Densit 1022/1024 PH 8,4

Large Antozoo hermit, of the order of the Discosomitidi; much colorful and much decorative coming from one from all the tropical seas but sopprattutto from the Hindu-Pacific archipelago; gregario hermit but, shape groups of four/six distinguished individuals the uni from the others.

Sessile and completely lacking in a skeletal support, fixed on an inert support, which one cliff or one madrepora dead woman, by means of a small adhesive disc said foot.
Much similar one, like aspect, to the other Discosomidi Discosoma sp. it introduces from the part of the short cylindrical body that finds in opposite position to the foot a boccale opening, often risen and encircled from a carnoso disc of large dimensions, of extremely variable color: yellow, viola, green or ocher, covered from urticanti tentacles that, close to the center is very develops and, to ramificati times, while they are small and simple close to the irregular edge that appears undulated and.

Much sturdy one, for being an invertebrate, a lot adapted to the Aquarius of barrier in cohabitation with all the other invertebrates, sessili and not, and of average or small fish largeness, but not with Balistidi or Cantigaster.
In Aquarius it prefers to be arranged in a place strongly illuminated, but not with lamps HQI, and interested from a sure water current, but if the environmental conditions them they are not perfect does not come any absolutely pregiudicato the maintenance in cattivit.

Onnivoro, draws its maintenance is from the alghe simbionti, Zooxantelle, than prolificano in great number in the carnoso disc around boccale R-all'.apertura, it is from plancton and small animals captured from the surrounding atmosphere; in Aquarius it appreciate plancton frozen-dry or dept freeze, artemie or chironomus; if much large this Antozoo pu to be nourished also with pezzeti of fish or polpa of cozza deposits to you with delicacy over the tentacles of the periorale disc that, in these cases, is bundled up on the preda in order to favor the digestion that in this species happens externally.
Sturdy Antozoo much and easy one to acclimatize itself, do not have particular requirements 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.
Not particularly aggressive but however to leave one small distance of rispeto well from other sessili invertebrates that otherwise could come ustionati from the urticanti substances that it emits under mucillagginosi filament shape.
For all these reasons and the fact that not a species re-entering in the limitations established from the C.I.T.E.S., the Rhodactis sp. it would not have to never lack is in the Aquarius of invertebrates of the principiante that in that one of devout the expert acquariofilo.


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