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Brown Tube Sponge -Algalas Conifera

Brown Tube Sponge -Algalas Conifera

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The Brown Sponge varies in size and configuration as they depend on their ocean environment. They add an interesting filter feeder profile to your aquarium. Price per sponge.

Category Sponges
Care Level Moderate
Diet Filter Feeder
Size Typically 6 Inches
Origin Florida
Placement Bottom to Middle
Water Condition 72-78F, dkh 8-12, PH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.023-1.025
Water Flow Medium
Light Moderate
Reef Compatible Yes
Compatibility See Chart 

All sponges, including the Brown Tube Sponge, require some very special care in order to survive in the home aquarium. The most critical concern is that it never be exposed to air. Always keep sponges submerged in water. Exposure to air causes air bubbles to be trapped within the matrix of channels that line the inside of the sponge. Cells in contact with trapped air bubbles are deprived of vital water and nutrients and eventually die, affecting surrounding cells until the entire organism collapses.