Cannonball Jellyfish (Stomolophus meleagris)

Cannonball Jellyfish (Stomolophus meleagris)

£39.00
Ex Tax: £32.50

Availability:In Stock

Brand: Glass Ocean
Product Code: Cannonball Jelly

* Jellyfish Size:

Cannonball Jellyfish

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The cannonball jellyfish, also known as the cabbage head jellyfish, is a species of jellyfish in the family Stomolophidae. Its common name derives from its similarity to a cannonball in shape and size.

A cannonball jellyfish can be from milky brown to yellow in colour and looks like a large half-egg shaped mushroom.

It is most abundant in the southeastern United States and the Gulf Coast. They also inhabit the western Atlantic from New England to Brazil, the eastern Pacific from southern California to Ecuador, and the western Pacific from the Sea of Japan to the South China Sea

 

Key Facts

Care Level Required 1-5:: 3 Medium
Handling Experience 1-5: 3 Medium
Handling Dangers: None
Temperature: 24 - 28oC
Photosynthetic: No
Feeding: Freshly hatched baby brine shrimp; Cubic Medusa Jellyfish Food
Anticipated Total Lifespan: 6 months
Maximum Bell Size: 20cm | 8 inches
Compatable Species: None

 

Jellyfish Size Guide

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

 

Keeping Jellyfish: download Cubic Guide to Jellyfish Husbandry

 

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