The beautiful Flower Anemones (Epicystis crucifer)

Corals | 17th September 2013 | Article by Curvball | View comments (0)

As Autumn sets in here in the Northern Hemisphere so I’ve been thinking of a nano reef poster child, er, coral. Do you think Epicystis crucifer is worthy of this title? Have you kept a Flower anemone before?

“…also known as the Rock Anemone, is a member of the Phymanthidae family. Originating from the Caribbean, these anemones are found in a wide array of colors, with the oral disc often being a different color than the rest of the anemone. The oral disc lacks tentacles, and the tentacles are often beaded in appearance.” ~ LiveAquaria

Enjoy.

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Curvball is the editor and founder of nanoreefblog.com. Having kept aquariums on and off since the age 8 years old, this now 32 year old hobbyist is well versed in various types of aquariums. His passion is SPS corals and the challenges of maintaining them in relatively small amounts of water. His professional background as a designer and writer combined with his love for this hobby makes nanoreefblog.com the perfect extension of his passions.

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