Blue Coral Barnacles

Invert Type: Barnacles


Scientific Name: Pyrgoma spp.


Diet: Filter Feeder
Reef Safe: Yes
Aggressiveness: Peaceful
Relative Care: Difficult
Photo Courtesy of: Felicia McCaulley

Blue Coral Barnacles are prized hitchhikers sometimes found as coral commensals from Australia. They are filter feeders and will likely whither away in smaller aquariums. These tiny barnacles are only about 5 millimeters long. Target feeding live Phytoplankton is recommended.

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