Zoanthid

Zoanthid (en) Buttons, (de) Krustenanemone
ClassificationAnimalia > Cnidaria > Anthozoa > Zoanthidea > Zoanthidae > Zoanthus
SpeciesZoanthid
Common names(en) Buttons, (de) Krustenanemone
Care levelEasy (what this means)
GrowthFast
LightingModerate to high
Water flowModerate to high
CommentsBe careful when handling zoanthids as some contain the highly toxic substance palytoxin. You should not handle these corals if you have open wounds and should always take precautions if you take them out of the water as they can squirt. Palytoxin can be deadly ! Google search for palytoxin
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