By Bob Goemans
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Family Actinodendronidae

Actinodentron cf. plumosum

Haddon, 1898

Pinnate/Hells Fire/Tree Anemone

Not Reef Tank Suitable

Not Suitable for Fish-Only Tank

Range: Indo-Pacific Ocean

Natural Environment: Found on sandy and rubble covered bottoms in coral reefs

Aquarium Suitability: Has a temperature range of 72 to 82°F (22 - 27°C). A singly living burrowing anemone that looks somewhat like soft coral. When threatened it retracts into the sand. Rarely collected for the trade, and since it has a potent toxin/sting, its a fish eater. In fact, has a very painful sting if touched, so keep your hands away! Better left in the wild.

 Actinodentron cf. plumosum (Pinnate/Hells Fire/Tree Anemone)
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