By Bob Goemans
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Family Discosomatidae

Discosoma ferrugata

Red Mushroom

Likely Reef Tank Suitable

Range: Indo-Pacific Ocean

Range: An excellent and colorful reef or fish-only aquarium species

Natural Environment: Inhabits various reef and lagoon areas

General Husbandry: Has a temperature range of 72 to 83°F (22 - 28°C). Always has a red surface with fine surface ribs and tiny round tentacles. Seem to prefer being located in a vertical position, such as on the side of rock. Requires slow water movement and moderate lighting, preferably some shade.

 Discosoma ferrugata (Red Mushroom)
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