Montipora vietnamensisis commonly referred to as Stony coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 1600 AphiaID: 287733 Scientific: Montipora vietnamensis German: Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle English: Stony Coral Category: Stony Corals SPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Montipora (Genus) > vietnamensis (Species) Initial determination: Veron, 2000 Occurrence: Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Gulf of Bengal / Bay of Bengal, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, Timor, Vietnam Sea depth: 5 - 12 Meter Size: up to 19.69" (50 cm) Temperature: 75.2 °F - 80.6 °F (24°C - 27°C) Food: Dissolved inorganic substances) f.e.NaCL,CA, Mag, K, I.P, Dissolved organic substances, Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light Tank: 44 gal (~ 200L) Difficulty: Not for beginners Offspring: Easy to breed Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) Red List: Vulnerable (VU) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2005-09-11 23:13:10
Last edit: 2019-09-09 22:54:41
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Montipora vietnamensis is easy to breed. There are offspring in the trade
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From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World
Montipora confusa has larger, more prominent coenosteum ridges and smaller corallites. Underwater, colour differences are distinctive. See also M. undata.
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Montipora (Genus) > Montipora vietnamensis (Species)
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