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Acropora samoensis Small Polyp Stone Coral

Acropora samoensisis commonly referred to as Small Polyp Stone Coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended.


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lexID:
1324 
AphiaID:
207055 
Scientific:
Acropora samoensis 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Small Polyp Stone Coral 
Category:
Stony Corals SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > samoensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Brook, ), 1891 
Occurrence:
Australia, Cook Islands, Red Sea 
Size:
up to 11.81" (30 cm) 
Temperature:
75.2 °F - 80.6 °F (24°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light 
Tank:
44 gal (~ 200L) 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2007-05-08 13:50:00 

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Similar Species: Acropora sarmentosa and A. humilis. See also A. torresiana, which has radial corallites of uniform size.

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Acropora wallaceae. Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Compact thicket. Photograph: Charlie Veron.
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