Condylactis Anemone :
Condylactis Anemone is considered as the Giant Anemone. Its scientific name is Condylactis gigantean.
It is one of the largest species that range from 6-10 inches in diameter when extended. The Condylactis Anemone is often suggested to beginner’s pet keepers because Condylactic Anemones are generally less demanding compared to the other anemones, as they are inexpensive. They require well-established tank that has been set up for numerous months and an aquarium that is firm and clean water parameter readings.
Condylactis features :
They have white body and tentacles. The end of the body bear enlarged tips usually of a different color, although they may be white.
Condylactis Anemone Reproduction :
It can reproduce by separation. They usually furrow to make two genetically matching anemones and it should have both male and female sex glands and breed asexually, or breed with another anemone of the opposite sex. Giant Condylactis Sea Anemones mating season is spring, but they may persist to reproduce at a small level throughout the year.
Condylactis Anemone Temperament and Behavior :
They can travel around the tank to find an appropriate location. Corals, fish and other anemones can be injured by the sting of the Condylactis Anemone.
Well-matched Tank Mates :
They are not a good choice for reef tanks because they can sting and hurt other sessile animals in the tank. They can also sting and harm minor fish.
Fish Disease :
It is difficult to analyze the symptoms and corresponding diseases in anemones. Anemones that are dying are supposed to discharge toxins into the water that can hurt or even kill tank inhabitants.
Condylactis Anemone Diet or Food :
Fresh and clean seafood in the form of shrimp and clams chopped into small fine pieces can be given to your anemone every alternate day. They are also photosynthetic, which means that they get some of the power from the tank lights and prepare their own food.
Condylactis Anemone aquarium care :
This animal is photosynthetic and it desires to eat solid and fresh food preparations. Clean seafood from the local market such as shrimp and clams are really good for them. Cut the uncooked seafood into very tiny pieces and use tank tongs to deliver the food to the anemone's mouth. They can move around the tank slowly. Do not keep them in a reef tank with corals because they have sting, which contain toxic element that can harm corals, fish and other anemones. This can be an interesting anemone to keep in tank and it can be a good one to start with, provided that you can meet some of this animal's burden.
Condylactis Anemone care and Species Profile Information :
- Scientific Name : Condylactis gigantean
- Common Names : Haitian anemone and Pink tipped anemone
- Care Level: hard
- Size: 6 - 11 inches
- Life span: Anemones are thought to live forever, or in other words, they can live for an extremely long time in their natural habitat
- PH level: 8.1 - 8.5
- Temperature: 74°F - 81°F
- Specific Gravity: 1.024 - 1.026
- Origin / Habitat: Caribbean Sea and Western Atlantic Ocean
- Tank Size: 35 gallon minimum
- Similar Species: Sea Anemone Species and Bubble Tip Sea Anemone
- Breeding and Reproduction: They are asexual breeders