Brand: Glass Ocean
Product Code: Amakusa Jelly
From the Pelagiidae family, the Amakusa Jellyfish is found in the Indian Ocean and the North Atlantic waters. Though relatively easy to keep, Amakusa is considered something of an expert's species as its magnificent tentacles take some managing while handling and aquarium cleaning, and the tank should not be shared with other jellyfish varieties.
The Amakusa jellyfish naturally grows to a maximum diameter of around 50cm with tentacle length of up to 1 metre, feeding on plankton, other jellyfish - especialy moon jellyfish, and brine shrimp. In captivity, specially formulated jellyfish food is recommended when live brine shrimp is unavailable.
Care Level Required 1-5: 3 Medium
Handling Experience 1-5: 3 Medium - not a beginner species
Handling Dangers: skin irritant
Temperature: 20 - 26oC
Feeding: Freshly hatched baby brine shrimp; Cubic Medusa Jellyfish Food
Anticipated Total Lifespan: 1 year
Maximum Bell Size: 20cm | 8 inches
Compatable Species: None
Our jellyfish are mainly young in age, giving you maximum lifespan from your livestock. These, we call juvenile. Depending on the breed, small jellyfish are often slightly older and have been brought-on in size. We do not currently supply medium and large sized jellyfish.
Sizes can be summarised as:
Juvenile: 2.5cm - 1 inch diameter across
Small: 8cm - 3 inches diameter across
Medium: 10cm - 4 inches diameter across
Large: 20cm - 8 inches diameter across