The sponge is mottled brown-violet to grey, darker on the upper parts, lighter on the sides.
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Has a temperature range of 50 to 65°F (10 - 18°C). This is a cold water species and rarely seen in the trade, and if so, comes in attached to rock for cool water aquariums. It would be difficult to maintain in captivity. Shown here for identification only.
Chondrosia gliricauda (Schmidt, 1862)
Gummina ecaudata Schmidt, 1862
Gummina gliricauda Schmidt, 1862
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Porifera (Phylum) > Demospongiae (Class) > Verongimorpha (Subclass) > Chondrosiida (Order) > Chondrosiidae (Family) > Chondrosia (Genus) > Chondrosia reniformis (Species)