Dahlia Anemone - Urticina Felina

Dahlia Anemone -

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Species Compatibility

All Anemones
Small Wrasse
Most Crabs

Suitable DisplayRockpool Tank
Shoreline Tank
Dome Tank


Has a red column blotched with green or grey warts.
Generally has over 150 tentacles, and are a range of colours from pink, white to red and even green. Large anemone with a base of up to 15 cm.


Found on the lower shore and in deep water on all coasts of the British Isles, usually abundant on Muscell beds. Often found on shores with a strong waves. Attaches very firmly in crevices of rocks and boulders.

Species fact

Individuals found offshore are usually larger.
Can also be found in estuaries.