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Species Name: Corynactis california

Authority: Carlgren, 1936

Common Name: California Coral Anemone

Range: Eastern Pacific Ocean

Natural Environment: Inhabits tidepools and shaded vertical rock walls to considerable depths, i.e., over 300 feet (90 m)

General Husbandry: Has a temperature range of 59 to 68°F (15 - 20°C). Requires cool water and hand feeding, e.g., raw fish pieces, shrimp, tubifex worms, and is especially fond of mussel flesh. Two to three feedings per month suffices in cold water environments.

Aquarium Suitability: Best left in the wild

California Coral Anemone (Corynactis california) Photo Credit:Daniel Geiger

Photo Credit: Daniel Geiger


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