Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Zoantharia (Order) > Brachycnemina (Suborder) > Sphenopidae (Family) > Palythoa (Genus)
Palythoa-sp. 05is commonly referred to as Palythoa Sp.. Difficulty in the aquarium: Easy. A aquarium size of at least 50 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Has a poison harmful to health.
The offspring of Palythoa-sp. 05 are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Palythoa-sp. 05, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Palythoa-sp. 05, 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!
Palythoa-sp. 05 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 Palythoa-sp. 05 in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Palythoa-sp. 05. 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