Coral Guide

Sun Anemone   (Anthopleura sp.)
Family: Actiniidae (Anemones)
Habitat: rocky intertidal zones
Light: High   Water Flow: High   Space: 50+ gal.
Reef Safe: Yes   Care Level: Easy   Temperament: Caution
Diet: small crustaceans
Natural History: The Sun Anemone is found in the eastern Pacific ocean in intertidal zones that are subject to bright light and strong wave action.
Husbandry: The Sun Anemone must be fed regularly in the aquarium. Most anemones are predators of fish so caution must be advised in a community aquarium.

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