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Dwarf Colored Feather Duster
(Bispira sp.)
Dwarf Colored Feather Duster Due to variations within species, your item may not look identical to the image provided.
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Quick Stats

Care Level Easy
Temperament Peaceful
Reef Compatible Yes
Waterflow Medium
Water Conditions 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.023-1.025
Max. Size 4"
Color Form Red, White, Yellow
Diet Omnivore
Supplements Calcium, Trace Elements
Origin Indo-Pacific
Family Sabellidae
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Overview

The Dwarf Colored Feather Duster is exquisite in both form and shape. Its fan-shaped radiole is a gorgeous pink, white, or yellow color that dresses any aquarium. Because it will grow only up to 4", this species of Bispira is suited for any sized aquarium.

Like other members of the Sabellidae family, the Dwarf Colored Feather Duster uses its radiole to filter out small floating organisms, which it directs toward its mouth, located at the center of the crown. The Dwarf Colored Feather Duster protects its segmented body by secreting a parchment tube to cover itself. When it is disturbed or threatened, it can quickly pull its radiole into the tube. If the Dwarf Colored Feather Duster is severely stressed, it will discard its crown, growing it back later.

The Dwarf Colored Feather Duster is usually found in the coral rubble at the base of the reef, with some of the rubble being incorporated into its parchment-like tubes. It requires a well-established reef system since it is dependent upon floating plankton for its diet.

Supplemental feeding of phytoplankton and liquid organic foods should be provided. Like other invertebrates, the Dwarf Colored Feather Duster is very intolerant of copper-based medications and fluctuations in water parameters.

Approximate Purchase Size: 2" to 4"

Customer Testimonials

Joshua B Haymarchet , VA
Very cool looking when I got mine the shell was soft but it was still alive and it was hard to tell witch end was up but if your looking for a cool new thing to add get one of these
Mary H Acampo , CA
I'm very happy with this feather duster. I got it for my 30 gal nano-cube. It opened up less than an hour after I introduced it to it's new home.
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