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Family Holothuriidae

Holothuria floridana

(Edwards, 1909)

Florida Sea Cucumber

Likely Reef Tank Suitable

Range: Western Atlantic Ocean: Florida, Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico

Natural Environment: Inhabits sandy substrates and often found in seagrass beds

General Husbandry: Has a temperature range of 73 to 79°F (23 - 26°C). Feeds on microorganisms and organic matter in the sand. A good sand mover and recommended for reef tanks.

 Holothuria floridana (Florida Sea Cucumber)
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