The offspring of Palythoa aff. variabilis are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Palythoa aff. variabilis, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Palythoa aff. variabilis, 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 aff. variabilis 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 aff. variabilis in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Palythoa aff. variabilis. 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
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For more informations:
James Davis Reimer, Colin Foord, Yuka Irei
Species Diversity of Shallow Water Zoanthids (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Hexacorallia) in Florida
Journal of Marine Biology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 856079, 14 pages