Snowflake Bulb Anemone

(Entacmaea quadricolor)

Entacmaea Anemone should be added to well established aquariums with plenty of lighting a sandy or muddy bottom in which to bury its foot. Anemones are capable of movement using their foot to the best suitable place in the aquarium. Anemones have a ring of tentacles that surrounds an oral disc in the center of its body known as its mouth. Provide a diet rich in small pieces of meaty foods it will also require high lighting to feed the symbiotic zooxanthellae algae within its body known as photosynthesis. Invertebrates do not tolerate copper medications. Entacmaea Anemone are capable of reproducing sexually or asexually by splitting or fragmentation.

Entacmaea quadricolor are commonly known as Bubble Tip Anemone's. Bubble Tip Anemones are relatively common in the marine aquarium trade. They are popular among reef aquarium enthusiasts due to their vibrant colors and symbiotic relationships with various clownfish species. They are seen with various shades, including green, brown, rose, pink, and vibrant shades of blue, purple, and fluorescent green. The tentacles often have a bubble-like appearance near their tips. They can grow up to 12" or more in diameter. However, the size of an individual can vary depending on tank conditions and care.

Water conditions: Salinity 1.023 - 1.025 Temp (F) 72 - 78, pH 8.1 - 8.4, Hardness 8 - 12 dKH

  • Care: CareModerateModerate
  • Behavior: BehaviorAgressiveAgressive
  • Diet: DietFrozen FoodFrozen Food DietLive FoodLive Food
  • Habitat: HabitatReefReef
  • Light: LightMediumMedium