Zoanthus natalensisis commonly referred to as Zoanthus natalensis, “green zoanthid” . Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Has a poison harmful to health.
The offspring of Zoanthus natalensis are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Zoanthus natalensis, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Zoanthus natalensis, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
This is a general hint!
Zoanthus natalensis has a harmful toxin.
As a rule, animals with a harmful poison do not pose any danger in normal Aquarieaner everyday life. Read the following husbandry information and comments from aquarists who already keep Zoanthus natalensis in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Zoanthus natalensis. Every human reacts differently to poisons.
If you suspect that you have come into contact with the poison, please contact your doctor or the poison emergency call.
The phone number of the poison emergency call can be found here:
Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org
Very special thanks for the first three photos of Zoanthus natalensis to Patrick Libourel from La Réunion!!!