Magnificent Anemone (Heteractis magnifica)
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- Magnificent Anemone, Ritteri Anemone
- Radianthus ritteri
- This creature will sting nearby corals, and will consume anything that swims in its grasp. Clownfish have a symbiotic relationship with this creature.
- Frozen foods, small pieces of fish, crustaceans, zooplankton, phytoplankton, and mussels.
- Requires a very large set up due to this anemone's potential huge size. The tank should be well lit and have good water flow.
- This is a large anemone, grows up to 3 feet in wild, but rarely more than 1 foot in captivity. It has long non-tapering tentacles, although the ends may appear swollen at times. It is able to almost completely retract into the base.
- This anemone prefers strong, intermittent, water flow.
- The following Clownfish are known to host this anemone: