Electric Blue Sponge (Haliciona sp.)
Phylum: Porifera, Class: Chalinidae
Range: Tropical Seas
Size: 24 in. Space:: 50+ gal. Diet: microplankton, suspended organic matter
Reef Safe: Yes Care Level: Difficult Temperament: Peaceful
Natural History: The Electric Blue Sponge grows on reefs in strong current and shallow water. It filters the water of microplankton for food.
Husbandry: The Electric Blue Sponge requires microplankton and dissolved organic compounds to feed from the water. It must be supplemented with extra dissolved organic material to thrive in an aquarium. It should be provided with strong water flow and light.
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