Red People Eater Zoas

Common Name: Red People Eater Zoa
Order: Zoantharia
Latin Name: Zoanthid 
Class: Anthozoa
Origin: Indo Pacific
Category: Soft
Care Level: Beginner
Temperament: Peaceful
Lighting: Low-Medium
Waterflow: Medium-High
Placement: Low – High
Colors: Red with blue center and green mouth
Growth Speed: Medium – Fast

What Are Red People Eater Zoas ?

The red people eater zoa is a distinct morph of zoanthid that is easily recognizable in the aquarium coral trade. It is has the characteristic people eater green slit mouth we find in all people eater varieties. Because of its size it is often considered a paltythoa and not a zoanthid but the names get used interchangeably.
The red people water is an uncommon but not rare zoanthid variety. The salted agave zoanthid, blue agave zoanthid and magician zoanthids which all closely resemble this people eater are quite rare.
They are found throughout the indo pacific and if your lucky you may even find whole colonies at local coral retailers
The red people eater zoanthid is one of the easiest zoanthid varieties to care for. It does well in most aquarium settings and once established can grow with rapid speed.
This classic zoanthid has been going by this name in the aquarium trade since the about 2010. It is a must have zoanthid for any zoa collector or garden .