Mycedium mancaoiis commonly referred to as Scleractinian Coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 150 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 1623 AphiaID: 430669 Scientific: Mycedium mancaoi German: Großpolypige Steinkoralle English: Scleractinian Coral Category: Stony Corals LPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Merulinidae (Family) > Mycedium (Genus) > mancaoi (Species) Initial determination: Nemenzo, 1979 Occurrence: Australia, Comores, East Africa, Fiji, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Kiribati, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Mayotte, Nauru, New Caledonia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Réunion , Singapore, Solomon Islands, South China Sea, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, The Bangai Archipelago, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Seychelles, Togean Islands, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Western Indian Ocean Sea depth: 0 - 40 Meter Size: up to 15.75" (40 cm) Temperature: 75.2 °F - 80.6 °F (24°C - 27°C) Food: Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light Tank: 33 gal (~ 150L) Difficulty: Average Offspring: Possible to breed Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2005-10-03 14:16:06
Last edit: 2018-11-27 23:22:08
Captive breeding / propagation
The offspring of Mycedium mancaoi are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Mycedium mancaoi, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Mycedium mancaoi, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
Middle Lightzone, in europe a very rare Coral
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