Defensive and other notable structures Acontia and mesenterial filaments

We just mentioned that these thread-like processes, which serve primarily a digestive function, can also be used for defense against predators or other anemones encroaching on the territory. The extrusion of these whitish threads through the mouth or column wrall of an anemone is usually a sign of physical distubance such as rough handling, excessive wrater flow, inadequate water flow, or stinging by a neighboring invertebrate, for example. It can also be a sign that something is wrong about the temperature or water quality, but normally the disturbance is physical.

The COMPLETE guide to Aquariums

The COMPLETE guide to Aquariums

The word aquarium originates from the ancient Latin language, aqua meaning water and the suffix rium meaning place or building. Aquariums are beautiful and look good anywhere! Home aquariums are becoming more and more popular, it is a hobby that many people are flocking too and fish shops are on the rise. Fish are generally easy to keep although do they need quite a bit of attention. Puppies and kittens were the typical pet but now fish are becoming more and more frequent in house holds. In recent years fish shops have noticed a great increase in the rise of people wanting to purchase aquariums and fish, the boom has been great for local shops as the fish industry hasnt been such a great industry before now.

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