find a DOG
find a CAT

Tropical Fish Word of the Day: Zooxanthellae

Expand your tropical fish vocabulary with the FishChannel.com Tropical Fish Word of the Day.

Expand your tropical fish vocabulary with the FishChannel.com Tropical Fish Word of the Day.

Zooxanthellae: (n.) Zooxanthellae is symbiotic brown algae that live within coral tissue. Bright lighting in reef tanks is needed to keep these photosynthetic algae alive. And these algae, in turn, provide supplemental energy (through sugars) to their coral hosts.

More Tropical Fish Words of the Day>>

Share On Facebook
Share On Twitter
Share On Google Plus
Share On Linkedin
Share On Pinterest
Share On Reddit
Share On Stumbleupon
Article Categories:
Fish · Lifestyle