Scientific Name: Xenia sp.Common Name: Xenia pumping, Pulse CoralsTaxonomic Classification:Phylum: CnidariaClass: Anthozoa Subclass: Octocorallia Order: Alcyonacea Suborder: AlcyoniinaFamily: XeniidaeGenus: XeniaSpecies: Xenia sp.Description: Xenia Sp. belongs to the family of soft corals and has a incrustant and weed growth if the conditions allow it. It has very slim fabrics because they secrete a lot of mucus. It has a swaying and pulsating movement. Coloring: very variable, from brown to pink to purple.Habitat: Rocky sea bottomDiffusion: From the Red Sea to the Indian and Pacific Ocean.Feed: They live in symbiosis with zooxantelle like all corals, which give them some of the nutrition they need, but also feed directly on phytoplankton and bacterioplankton.Tips for breeding: In aquarium requires medium / strong lighting, and a moderate movement. It can not withstand continuous use of active carbon. It likes a good amount of iodine dissolved in water that seems to help in the pulsation.Difficulty: Easy.Reproduction: Sexual reproduction or budding (asexual). Extinguishing Risk: Not at risk
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DATA SHEET Scientific name: Anubias Barteri Common name: Anubias Taxonomic classification Kingdom: Plantae Phylum: Angiosperme Class: Liliopsida (Monocotiledoni) Subclass: Arecidae Order: Arales Sunorder: Alismatales Family: Araceae Genus: Anubias Species: Barteri Description: The Anubias Barteri is one of the most common aquatic plants used in sweet aquariology, it is easy to handle with no particular need. In 1857 SCHOTT established the Anubias genus based […]
DATA SHEET Scientific name: Zebrasoma Flavescens Common name: Yellow Tang Taxonomic classification Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order: Perciformes Suborder: Acanthuroidei Family: Acanthuridae Genus: Zebrasoma Species: Flavescens Description: Zebrasoma Flavescens has a flattened oval shape, a small, elongated mouth with chisel-shaped teeth that uses to swell algae from the rocky surface, the dorsal fin and the anal extend over a large […]
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