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Species Name: Ceriantheopsis americanus

Authority: (Agassiz, 1864)

Common Name: Cream-colored/North American Tube Anemone

Range: Western Atlantic Ocean: Florida and the northern Gulf of Mexico

Natural Environment: Inhabits sandy bottoms at depths of 15 to 90 feet (5 - 30 m)

General Husbandry: Has a temperature range of 72 to 83°F (22 - 28°C) and is one of the more popular small aquarium species. Will feed upon a variety of meaty foods and two or three feedings per week is required. Has been known to survive in captivity for more than 30 years.

Cream-colored/North American Tube Anemone (Ceriantheopsis americanus) Photo Credit:Bernd Losert

Photo Credit: Bernd Losert

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