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  Anemones
If the anemone is not attached to anything in the dealers tank, it may have difficulty attaching to something in your tank and probably won't survive long.
Lastly, if the anemones is not at least a little sticky to the touch, it may have lost the ability to fire its stinging cells (nematocysts), which means it will be difficult, if not impossible, to feed.
Anemones prefer water free of organic wastes, which in most cases means you need to have an efficient protein skimmer.
fins.actwin.com /species/anemone.html   (2500 words)

  
 PBSWiki - Anemone
Anemone is a large genus in the Ranunculaceae family with many tuberous or rhizomatous species.
Anemone appenina is a rhizomatous plant of open woodland from Southern Europe with pale to deep blue flowers.
Anemone coronaria 'Hollandia' is one of the poppy anemones, here photographed by Jim McKenney in his Montgomery County, Maryland, USA, zone 7 garden.
www.pacificbulbsociety.org /pbswiki/index.php/Anemone   (477 words)

  
 botanical.com - A Modern Herbal | Anemone (Wood)
The Egyptians held the Anemone as the emblem of sickness, perhaps from the flush of colour upon the backs of the white sepals.
The Romans plucked the first Anemones as a charm against fever, and in some remote districts this practice long survived, it being considered a certain cure to gather an Anemone saying, 'I gather this against all diseases,' and to tie it round the invalid's neck.
Linnaeus noticed that in Sweden the Wood Anemone flowered at the same time as the return of the swallow, and that the Marsh Marigold was contemporaneous with the cuckoo.
www.botanical.com /botanical/mgmh/a/anemo036.html   (1234 words)

  
  Sea Anemone Printout- EnchantedLearning.com
Mutualism: Clown fish always live near anemones; they are immune from (and protected by) the stinging tentacles.
The tentacles protect the anemone and catch its food; they are studded with microscopic stinging capsules.
Reproduction: Sea Anemones reproduce by lateral fission (in which an identical animal sprouts out of the anemone's side) and by sexual reproduction (in which anemones release eggs and sperm, producing free-swimming larvae).
www.enchantedlearning.com /subjects/invertebrates/seaanemone/Seaanemoneprintout.shtml   (342 words)

  
 Anemone in Flora of North America @ efloras.org
Recent phylogenetic analyses of Anemone in the broad sense, however, indicate that both Pulsatilla and Hepatica should be subsumed within Anemone.
Anemone ranunculoides is the only species in North America combining yellow sepals with rhizomes and 1-2-ternate leaves.
Proportions given in the key for the middle lobes of basal leaves are calculated as follows: measure length of lobe from apex to a line connecting bases of sinuses; and measure total length of blade from leaf apex to summit of petiole.
www.efloras.org /florataxon.aspx?flora_id=1&taxon_id=101733   (1534 words)

  
 Anemone - Pasque Flower, Windflower | Botany .com
The attractive, parsley-like leaves of these plants are lobed or divided and the ornate parts of their poppy- or daisy-like flowers are actually sepals; Anemones have no true petals or else they are greatly reduced.
This species is the hardiest of the Anemones; in the right conditions, it will naturalize where temperatures fall to -10º F or colder.
Poppy Anemones are hardy down to 10º F and don't tolerate wet summers.
www.botany.com /anemone.html   (540 words)

  
 Anemone Armies Battle To A Standoff
The sea anemone Anthopleura elegantissima lives in large colonies of genetically identical clones on boulders around the tide line.
Anemones that contact an animal from another colony will fight, hitting each other with special tentacles that leave patches of stinging cells stuck to their opponent.
New Species Of Sea Anemone Found In Deepest Pacific (May 18, 2007) — Researchers cruising for creatures that live in the deepest parts of the Pacific Ocean found a new species of sea anemone living in the unlikeliest of habitats -- the carcass of a dead whale.
www.sciencedaily.com /releases/2005/08/050825071502.htm   (763 words)

  
  Anemone, Shrub Compounds, Rheumatoid Arthritis - Arthritis and arthritic conditions, medications, and treatment on ...
THURSDAY, Nov. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Natural compounds from a sea anemone extract and from the rue shrub plant block autoimmune disease responses in both type 1 diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis, U.S. researchers report.
Scientists at the University of California, Irvine, conducted tests on rats and on blood samples from people with type 1 diabetes and on joint fluid from rheumatoid arthritis patients.
Both SL5 (from the sea anemone) and PAP-1 (from the rue shrub) block an ion channel in the T-cells, which prevents these cells from proliferating and producing chemicals called cytokines.
www.medicinenet.com /guide.asp?s=rss&k=WeeklyHealth&a=77433   (346 words)

  
  Sea anemone Summary
An anemone is basically the typical polyp: a small sac, attached to the bottom by an adhesive foot, with a column shaped body ending in an oral disc.
The sea anemone benefits from the products of the algae's photosynthesis, namely oxygen and food in the form of glycerol, glucose and alanine; the algae in turn are assured a reliable exposure to sunlight, which the anemones actively maintain.
In the former situation, anemones will either attach or be attached to the shell of a hermit crab (by the crab's own volition), providing additional protection for the crab and allowing the anemone to eat scraps when the crab feeds.
www.bookrags.com /Sea_anemone   (1545 words)

  
 Anemone - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a collage of Anemone coronaria (kalanit in Hebrew) of various colors, all found on the same field in Israel.
Anemone hupehensis, and its white cultivar 'Honorine Joubert', the latter especially, are amongst the finest of autumn-flowering hardy perennials; they grow well in light soil, and reach 60-100 cm in height, blooming continually for several weeks.
Anemone species are sometimes targeted by cutworms, the larvae of noctuid moths such as Angle Shades and Heart and Dart.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Anemone   (517 words)

  
 Anemone fishes
Anemone fishes belong to the Pomacentridae family, but some peculiarity in their look and behaviour deserve an highlight.
The anemone fish is immune to the anemone sting, due to its thick mucus layer.
eggs are stuck on the rock, at the basis of the anemone, and are guarded by the male.
www.edge-of-reef.com /pomacentridi/clownfishen.htm   (453 words)

  
 Sea Anemone Group #1 Homepage
The drag coefficient of the sea anemone was measured and analyzed as a function of the anemone's frontal area, flow velocity, and drag force.
The live anemone was compared to a solid model anemone to prove that the live anemone indeed has the ability to lower its drag coefficient under high flow rates.
So long as an anemone is filled with water and keeps its mouth closed, contraction of its circular muscles will cause it to elongate as the longitudinal muscles are stretched because of the increased pressure within the gastrovascular cavity (figure 2).
www.tufts.edu /as/tampl/cbl/anemone1/index.html   (2198 words)

  
 Corals and Sea Anemone - Clipart ETC
Anemone The tentacles of the sea anemone are numerous and are borne on a disk surrounding the mouth at the free end.
Anemone The sea anemone is an animal that can come in various sizes and colors.
Sea Anemone The stomach and mouth of a Sea Anemone.
etc.usf.edu /clipart/galleries/Animals/corals&sea_anemone.htm   (1200 words)

  
 FS-753 - Producing Anemone as a Cut Flower   (Site not responding. Last check: )
There are two distinct groups of anemone: fibrous-rooted anemone, which flower in late summer and autumn and include A. x hybrida, A. tomentosa, and A. vitifolia; and tuberous anemone, which has tubers or rhizomes that flower spring to early summer and include A. blanda, A. canadensis, A. sylvetris, A. coronaria, and A. pavonina.
Poppy anemone, A. coronaria, is a cool season crop that can be produced in the field for spring cut flowers or grown in fall, winter, and early spring in the greenhouse.
Anemones should not be mixed with narcissus stems because exudate from narcissus causes limp stems in anemones.
www.agnr.umd.edu /MCE/Publications/Publication.cfm?ID=95   (3472 words)

  
 anemone,anemone flower,anemone sp,anemone care,anemone coronaria
Anemone flowers come in vibrant shades of red, pink, blue, purple, and white, and have a dark center, sometimes ringed with white.
Anemone cut flowers are mainly available from September to May. The best time to buy an Anemone flower is when the petals have started to separate from the center, but are not lying flat.
Anemone blanda is known as the Grecian windflower.
www.aa-florist.com /Anemone.html   (1234 words)

  
 anemone dance theater - a new york city based performing company under the artistic direction of Sara Baird that aligns ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Anemone explores the harmony and tensions that can be found in the natural world and our relationship with technology.
Anemone joins forces with inventive composers to experiment with sound technologies such as computer processing, movement sensors, and indeterminate scores.
Anemone Dance Theater is under the artistic direction of Sara Baird.
www.anemonedance.org /index.html   (223 words)

  
 Anemone   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Anemones are invertebrates, as are 95% of the earth's creatures.
Anemones prefer water free of organic wastes, which in most cases means you need to have an efficient protein skimmer.
Liquid foods and Target foods may actually be harmful to your anemones directly (several aquarists stated that their anemones started to die as soon as they began to use liquid target foods) and indirectly though degradation of your water quality.
www.angelfire.com /clone2/aquaria/anemone.htm   (2295 words)

  
 Absolute Anime / Eureka Seven / Anemone
Anemone is the 14 year old pilot of the military-owned LFO Nirvash Type theEND.
Anemone is known for being loud and bossy and having somewhat of a split personality.
Anemone was used because as a child who has desperation disease she was mentally close to the command cluster and was generally made to be the closest thing to a Human-form Coralian like Eureka.
www.absoluteanime.com /eureka_seven/anemone.htm   (161 words)

  
 anemone - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Anemone, genus of plants comprising about 120 species, distributed chiefly in the North Temperate Zone.
Sea Anemone, common name for marine, flowerlike polyp having a cylindrical, or vaselike, body.
anemone, bluebell, crocus, cyclamen, daffodil, dahlia, freesia, gladiolus, hyacinth, iris, jonquil, lily, narcissus, snowdrop, tulip
encarta.msn.com /anemone.html   (127 words)

  
 The Sea Anemone
An anemone's mouth points generally away from the substratum, and is surrounded by relatively short tentacles.
Sea Anemones belong to the phylum of animals known as the Cnidaria, from the cnida or sting capsule that are present in this major group of animals that also include the corals, jellyfish, hydroids, medusae, and sea fans.
Sea anemones are primitive animals consisting mostly of a column with a single opening, the mouth, used to ingest food and expel wastes.
user.aol.com /aquariumVet/medic/anemone.htm   (2134 words)

  
 anemone - Band page with MP3 music downloads on SoundClick
Inspired by the extremes of birth (the birth of a new daughter) and death (a near fatal infection) this 14 track album is a bit of a departure from the current offerings of most bedroom producers.
An anemone is an undersea creature with multiple tentacles, swaying to the flow of the water, gathering what little bits of sustenance it can from passing by materials.
Anemone is an organist/producer that creates downtempo, acid-jazz, breakbeat, and experimental audio tapestries on which to lay down some mad keyboard chops.
www.soundclick.com /anemone   (708 words)

  
 The Sea Anemone
An anemone's mouth points generally away from the substratum, and is surrounded by relatively short tentacles.
Sea Anemones belong to the phylum of animals known as the Cnidaria, from the cnida or sting capsule that are present in this major group of animals that also include the corals, jellyfish, hydroids, medusae, and sea fans.
Sea anemones are primitive animals consisting mostly of a column with a single opening, the mouth, used to ingest food and expel wastes.
members.aol.com /aquariumVet/medic/anemone.htm   (2150 words)

  
 Ancient Anemone
Anemone coronaria is widely believed to be the flower Christ indicated when he said, "Consider the lilies of the field how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin.
Strangely enough, an anemone's petals are not actually petals at all, but an attractive calyx of 6 to 8 sepals that close at night or during rain.
Poet Matthew Arnold described one variety as "the frail-leaf'd, white anemone." Due either to the flower's frequently wan color, frail appearance, or the blush on its sepal backs--similar to the flush of fever--ancient Egyptians associated the anemone with sickness.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/historical_plants/106267   (480 words)

  
 Robotic Life - anima machina   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Inspired by primitive life, Public Anemone is a robotic creature with an organic appearance and natural quality of movement.
The motions of the anemone are based on handcrafted animations to give it a natural and expressive quality of movement.
The anemone starts each day's cycle with a high confidence level and a desire to complete various tasks (such as watering the nearby plants, drinking from the pond, or bathing in the waterfall).
robotic.media.mit.edu /projects/anemone/robot.html   (628 words)

  
 Clownfish Gallery   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The shallow waters of a coral reef are ideal settings for this complex relationship between algae, anemone, and anemonefish, provided the water is clear and free of pollution, allowing sunlight to reach the anemone.
This was an especially good photo subject, since the anemone was in shallow water (about 17 feet on the edge of a steep dropoff to deeper waters), and the anemonefish were especially brightly colored, even for this species.
An individual anemone may be populated by as many as seven or eight of the same species of clownfish, often with more than one species present, but in this case there were only three or four anemonefish.
www.divegallery.com /clowngal.htm   (405 words)

  
 Anemone - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Many of the species are favourite garden plants; among the best known is Anemone coronaria, often called the poppy anemone, a tuberous-rooted plant, with parsley-like divided leaves, and large showy poppy-like blossoms on stalks of from 6 to 9 in.
The genus Hepatica is now generally included in anemone as a subgenus.
The plants are known in gardens as hepaticas, and are varieties of the common South European A.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Anemone   (486 words)

  
 Minnesota Zoo/Animals/Discovery Bay
Many anemones house unicellular algae in their tissues from which they undoubtedly derive some nutrients.
Some hermit crabs place anemones on the snail shells in which the crabs live, gaining some protection from the presence of the anemone, while the anemone dines on particles of food dropped by the crab.
Somehow, these fish do not trigger discharge of the anemone's nematocysts, but if some other fish is so unfortunate as to brush the anemone's tentacles, it is likely to become a meal.
www.mnzoo.com /animals/discovery_bay/anemone.asp   (328 words)

  
 Ion Exchange - Anemone canadensis - Canada Anemone
Anemone from the Greek term anemone, meaning "wind" which probably refers to seed distribution or perhaps because the delicate stems and leaves sometimes appear to tremble in the wind.
According to Greek mythology, an anemone grew up from the spots where the tears of Venus dropped to the ground as she mourned the death of Adonis.
Anemone canadensis blooms from late May through the better part of July.
www.ionxchange.com /species_pages/a/anemone_canadensis.html   (214 words)

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