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Orange Linkia Sea Star - Linkia sp.
Corkscrew Long Tentacle Anemone - Macrodactyla doreensis
Green Bubbletip Anemone - Entacmaea quadricolor
Orange Center Zoanthids
Red Leg Hermit Crab
Blue Tuxedo Sea Urchin - Mespilia globulis
Trochus Snail Spawn

Articulated Coralline Algae Cluster
Picture taken April 2005

The red calcareous algae (Rhodophyta) such as this branching or articulated growth form is much less common than the Crustose species which commonly encrust the rocks in our reef tanks.

All the different kinds of crustose algae cover more surface area than any alga species in the world.