Yellow Ribbon Gorgonian (Pterogorgia sp.)
Family: Gorgoniidae (Octocorals)
Habitat: A variety of different locations, but many species in shallow high energy environments.
Light: Strong Water Flow: Strong Space: 50+ gal.
Reef Safe: Yes Care Level: Difficult Temperament: Peaceful
Diet: This gorgonian is photosynthetic.
Natural History: This gorgonian is most commonly found in areas with high flow and surge. It produces a number of lactones (ancepsenolide) that may be used as pharmaceutical agents.
Husbandry: The Yellow Ribbon Gorgonian is very tolerant of a variety of lighting conditions. In an aquarium they seem to thrive best with moderate water flow and lighting. It is vulnerable to blue-green bacterial disease. Temperatures above 88°F are lethal for this gorgonian.
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