These healthy cerianthid anemones at the Shedd Aquarium are being fed brine shrimp nauplii. J. Sprung

Sea Anemone Habitat

Similar Species: Although cerianthids are only distantly related to true sea anemones, they could be confused with some anemones that have long tapering tentacles, such as Bet rtholomea annulata, the curleycue anemone.

Natural Habitat: In mud or sand in seagrass beds, lagoons, bays, sandy areas between reefs.

Aquarium Care: Do not keep cerianthids with fish. They snare fish, especially at night. Provide thick bottom substrate and periodic

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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