Meet our newest aquarium addition!
Anemones eat small fish and shrimp. Be glad you're not a little fish stuck in an aquarium with a hungry anemone: each tentacle contains a harpoon-like structure that injects a toxin into the anemone's prey. But then again: be glad you're not an anemone stuck inside a salt-water aquarium devoid of any small fish or shrimp. Our anemone looks like a tube dwelling anemone, found here, but don't quote us on that. A couple of weeks ago the water we added to the tank contained jellyfish larvae, which proceeded to grow into baby jellyfish. They got about a centimeter big and then disappeared. Maybe anemones eat jellyfish? Here are some of our baby jellies, stuck to the wall of the aquarium: