Pterogorgia anceps is found in very shallow water and is very hardy. This variety of gorgonian does not have flat branches like the other sea whips that we sell and is not rounded like the purple plume or rods. It has rough, well-defined edges, that are sometimes triangular or square. They are a very pretty deep purple but can change their color to a golden color depending on the lighting and diet.
We have started to also get frags from colonies in the ocean which means it is possible that you will get a gorgonian on a frag plug. It just depends where I went diving and what was available.
Nano: 3 to 5 inches
Normal: >5 to 8 inches
Large: >8 to 12 inches