Eunicea mammosais commonly referred to as Swollen-Knob-Candelbrum, Mammillated eunicea. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 500 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
The offspring of Eunicea mammosa are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Eunicea mammosa, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Eunicea mammosa, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
Common on reefs at any depth.
Colonies tend to branch near the base resembling candelabra. Polyps extend from very long tubes, giving the colony a prickly or knobby appearance. Several species in the Tropical Western Atlantic.
Text source: Keoki Stender, Hawaii
Enalcyonium euniceae Stock, 1973 and the Coppepod Copepode
Orecturus antillensis Varela, 2011.