Likely Reef Tank Suitable
Not Suitable for Fish-Only Tank
Range: Indo-West Pacific Ocean: Malaysia and Indonesia to Southern Japan and south to Australia.
Size: 1 inch (2 cm)
Natural Environment: Inhabits coral reef environments and lives in symbiosis with anemones, mushroom corals, Fungia, Goniopora, Catalaphyllia, and the mangrove jellyfish Cassiopeia.
Aquarium Suitability: Not collected for the home aquarium trade.
FYI: Shown here for identification only.
Depends upon the cleaning process for its food.
Will have to leave the anemone or its protector when it molts, therefore can easily be eaten by larger fishes.