Zoanthus – Button Polyps

Common species: Z. coppingere, Z. danae, Z. mantoni, Z. pacificus, Z. pulchellus, Z. solanderi, Z. victnamensis and many others
Common Names: Sea mat, button polyps
Lighting: Bright light
Aggressiveness: semi-aggressive
Current: see texte bellow
Hardiness: Easy
Color: Brightly colored (or at least more than the palythoids) and their oral discs and tentacles are much more likely to be seen in contrasting colors.
Feeding: Does not need to be feed. Feed on bacteria, algae and dissolved organic material.
Water parameters: 72-78F; sg 1.023-1.025; pH 8.1-8.4; dKH 8-12
Propagation: Reproduce by buds that are attached at their base to the parent colony.