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Species Name: Anthopleura xanthogrammica

Authority: (Brandt, 1835)

Common Name: Giant Green or Surf Anemone

Range: Pacific coastline from Alaska to Panama

Natural Environment: Inhabits tide pools and shaded vertical rock walls

General Husbandry: Has a temperature range of 59 to 72°F (15 - 22°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 cool water environments.

Aquarium Suitability: Shown here for identification, as this is a cool water species and only suited for these type environments.

Giant Green or Surf Anemone (Anthopleura xanthogrammica) Photo Credit:Daniel Geiger

Photo Credit: Daniel Geiger


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