Aussie Spider Sponge

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$139.99
SKU: 245230
Manufacturer: That Fish Place
MPN: 0702-sponge

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The Australian Spider Sponge is a very rare and extremely striking specimen. They are newly introduced into the aquarium trade and not much about them is known, including their actual scientific name and classification. It is generally agreed that the sponge and polyp colony are two seperate species.

The tree-like base of this colony is a reddish sponge. It is encrusted with a white polyp colony similar to Parazoanthus sp. polyps that wrap around the sponge like garland on a Christmas Tree.

Like all sponges, the Spider Sponge should be kept in moderate to high flow to help prevent algae growth and should never be exposed to air to avoid its fine pores from becoming clogged with air bubbles. It should be target fed frequently with planktonic foods and microcrusteaceans like larvae and rotifers.

Specifications

Specifications
MPN
0702-sponge
Manufacturer
That Fish Place
Common NameAussie Spider Sponge
Scientific Nameexact species unknown
OriginAustralia
Reef SafeYes
Invert SafeYes
Community SafeYes
Light IntensityNone to Low
DifficultyModerate to High
Min Tank Size (in gallons)20
DietFilter-feeder
Specific Gravity Range1.022-1.026
pH Range8.0-8.4
Temperature Range75-82
RestrictedYes
Internal Id
37417

State Restrictions
Alaska
Armed Forces Americas
Armed Forces Europe
Armed Forces Pacific
California
Hawaii
Puerto Rico

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