By Bob Goemans
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Family Cerianthidae

Cerianthus lloydii

Gosse, 1859

Orange Tube Anemone, North Sea Tube Anemone

Not Reef Tank Suitable

Not Suitable for Fish-Only Tank

Range: North Atlantic Ocean/Baltic Seas

Natural Environment: Found singly on rocky and sandy bottom coastal areas at various depths.

Aquarium Suitability: Not collected for the trade.

Has a temperature range of 50 to 65°F (10 - 18°C).

Unsuitable for tropical aquariums.


    Kingdom: Animalia

    Phylum: Cnidaria

    Class: Anthozoa

    Order: Spirularia

    Family: Cerianthidae

    Genus: Cerianthus

FYI: Shown here for identification only.

 Cerianthus lloydii (Orange Tube Anemone, North Sea Tube Anemone)
Photo © Keith Hiscock
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