• Name:

    Malu Seabae Anemone

  • Family: Stichodactylidae
  • Species: Anemones
  • Scientific Name: Heteractis malu
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General info about Malu Seabae Anemone

The Malu Sebae Anemone is a less common form of the Sebae Anemones with its long tentacles and colored tips. Malu Sebae Anemone is a delicate anemone and easily damaged. It can also be difficult to acclimate, so its care should only be attempted by the experienced aquarists. It prefers to have a sandy substrate allowing its base to be hidden from sight. It should not be placed on a rock. It requires strong lighting, moderate water flow, porous live rock, and a variety of sandy and rocky locations from which it can choose to live. It is a moderately difficult anemone to care for, but once acclimated, it can be very hardy. Hosting The Heteractis Malu anemone has been known to have a symbiotic relationship with A. Akallapisos (Skunk Clownfish), A. Clarkii (Clark's Clownfish), A. Melanopus (Red and Black Clownfish), A. Ocellaris (Ocellaris Clownfish), A. Percula (Percula Clownfish), A. Perideraion (Pink Skunk Clownfish), A. Akallopisos (Skunk Clownfish).

Malu Seabae Anemone are Venomous

Use venomous cells nematocysts in their tentacles, to sting or deflect possible threats or attacks

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Malu Seabae Anemone Anemones Stichodactylidae Heteractis malu The Malu Sebae Anemone is a less common form of the Sebae Anemones with its long tentacles and colored tips. Malu Sebae Anemone is a delicate anemone and easily damaged. It can also be difficult to acclimate, so its care should only be attempted by the experienced aquarists. It prefers to have a sandy substrate allowing its base to be hidden from sight. It should not be placed on a rock. It requires strong lighting, moderate water flow, porous live rock, and a variety of sandy and rocky locations from which it can choose to live. It is a moderately difficult anemone to care for, but once acclimated, it can be very hardy. Hosting The Heteractis Malu anemone has been known to have a symbiotic relationship with A. Akallapisos (Skunk Clownfish), A. Clarkii (Clark's Clownfish), A. Melanopus (Red and Black Clownfish), A. Ocellaris (Ocellaris Clownfish), A. Percula (Percula Clownfish), A. Perideraion (Pink Skunk Clownfish), A. Akallopisos (Skunk Clownfish). Tony Palacios

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