Rock Flower Anemones
The Rock Flower Anemone, also known as the Rock Anemone and Sea 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. The Rock Flower Anemone can live singly or in groups. They prefer to live on shaded, vertical rock walls, or within the substrate. They will bury most of their body in the sand, with only the oral disc and tentacles showing. These are fairly hardy anemones that will adapt to a wide variety of lighting conditions. These anemones tend not to wander about the aquarium and are a great addition to a reef aquarium. These anemones come in all kinds of amazing colors. Like most anemones their sting can cause a sever reaction in humans, so please wear gloves when handling them.
Reef tank rock flower anemone care. We keep them in low to moderate lighting and moderate flow.
The Rock Flower Anemone is a carnivore, and requires meaty foods to survive. Offer the anemone mussels and freshly chopped fish meat, as well as high quality frozen foods. Adding iodine and trace elements to the aquarium will help the Flower Anemone thrive.