• Name:

    Long Tentacle Anemone

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  • Family: Actiniidae
  • Species: Anemones
  • Scientific Name: Macrodactyla doreensis
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Also Know As:

| Corkscrew Anemone

| Sand Anemone

| Red Base Anemone

| Long Tentacle Red Base Anemone

General info about Long Tentacle Anemone

The Long Tentacle Anemone has a similar appearance to Heteractis crispa, which has more tentacles and a tougher column. Its oral disc is usually visible and can grow up to 20" in diameter. Its tentacles are spaced further apart than other similar anemones. It is found in various forms and color patterns, but its base is usually orange to red. Hosting The Macrodactyla Doreensis anemone has been known to have a symbiotic relationship with A. Clarkii (Clark's Clownfish), A. Perideraion (Pink Skunk Clownfish), A. Polymnus (Saddleback Clownfish), Premnas Biaculeatus (Maroon Clownfish).

Long Tentacle Anemone are Venomous

Use venomous cells nematocysts in their tentacles, to sting or deflect possible threats or attacks
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Long Tentacle Anemone Anemones Actiniidae Macrodactyla doreensis The Long Tentacle Anemone has a similar appearance to Heteractis crispa, which has more tentacles and a tougher column. Its oral disc is usually visible and can grow up to 20" in diameter. Its tentacles are spaced further apart than other similar anemones. It is found in various forms and color patterns, but its base is usually orange to red. Hosting The Macrodactyla Doreensis anemone has been known to have a symbiotic relationship with A. Clarkii (Clark's Clownfish), A. Perideraion (Pink Skunk Clownfish), A. Polymnus (Saddleback Clownfish), Premnas Biaculeatus (Maroon Clownfish). Tony Palacios

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