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Sea apple is the common name for the colorful and somewhat round sea cucumbers of the genus Pseudocolochirus, found in Indo-Pacific waters. Sea apples are filter feeders with tentacles, ovate bodies, and tube-like feet. As with many other holothurians, they can release their internal organs or a toxin into the water when stressed.

The bodies and tentacles of sea apples come in many different colorings. The Australian species has a primarily purple body, red feet, and purple and white tentacles.

The sea apple feeds primarily on plankton, which it filters from the water with its tentacles. It alternately brings each tentacle to its mouth, scraping off the captured plankton.

Sea apples usually feed at night at which time their delicate tentacles are less at risk from predators.

Please Note:

-Due to variations within species, your item may not look identical to the image provided. Approximate size range may also vary between the availability of the actual livestock.

-And based on availability, your fish will be selected from an assortment of males and females, as we are not able to guarantee specific gender.

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