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Family Discosomatidae

Corynactis california

Carlgren, 1936

California Coral Anemone

Likely Reef Tank Suitable

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

 Corynactis california (California Coral Anemone)
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