Cassiopea andromedais commonly referred to as Upside-down sea jelly. Difficulty in the aquarium: suitable for large display tanks (public aquarium or zoo) only. A aquarium size of at least 5000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
The offspring of Cassiopea andromeda are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Cassiopea andromeda, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Cassiopea andromeda, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
Cassiopea andromeda (Forskål, 1775)
Sandy mud-flats of shallow waters (up to 5 m depth) Attaches to sandy bottom. Carnivorous; eats small marine animals or bits of them that get caught in its tentacles. It also shoots out nematocysts and mucous to paralyze and catch its prey.