Dendronephthya hemprichiis commonly referred to as Red Soft Tree Coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Solo per acquariofili esperti. A aquarium size of at least 1000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
The offspring of Dendronephthya hemprichi are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Dendronephthya hemprichi, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Dendronephthya hemprichi, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
A azooxanthellate octocoral, that need continuous inflow of plancton.
The coral is offen host of the copepod Enalcyonium ciliatum Stock, 1972.