Stoney Hard Coral
Acropora meridianais commonly referred to as Stoney Hard Coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended.
lexID: 1514 AphiaID: 430649 Scientific: Acropora meridiana German: Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle English: Stoney Hard Coral Category: Stony Corals SPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > meridiana (Species) Initial determination: (Brook, ), 1893 Occurrence: Papua New Guinea, Philippines Size: up to 9.84" (25 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:
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Created: 2005-05-22 14:32:00
Last edit: 2007-05-08 14:49:09
Colonies consist of a tangle of branches which are usually twisted into irregular shapes. Branchlets are uncommon. Axial corallites are tubular; incipient axial corallites occur irregularly. Radial corallites are irregular and immersed to tubular, giving branch surfaces a rough appearance. Colour: Grey or tan.
Similar species: None.
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