LIGHTING: MODERATE / LOW. With adequate lighting, the skirt and the foot of the stricture rest on the rock or substrate where it is established, in case of obtaining insufficient light, the skirt expands and the foot is stretched to allow to capture more light.
CURRENT / FLOW: MODERATE / LOW.
FEEDING: Mainly PHOTOSYNTHETIC, that is to say they feed thanks to light, although they are also able to feed on ZOOPLACTON and suckling pigs that can catch with their tentacles. The ricordeas are not aggressive anemones.
REPRODUCTION: It can be reproduced asexually in two ways: dividing by the middle of its mouth and generating a clone, which is called division or fission; And, releasing particles from the pedal disc that will evolve into a new animal, which is called laceration. And sexually, producing a plânula larva6 that, once in the seabed, develops a pedal disc and grows until forming a new Ricordea (Source: Wikipedia)
HABITAT: Reef interior, generally in shallow water. On rocky surfaces and in lagoons. She is alone or in small groups. Its depth range is between 0 and 160 m, and the temperature range between 19.75 and 27.88 ° C.4 They inhabit the tropical western Atlantic Ocean to Brazil, in the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico.(Source: Wikipedia)